Short Read: Half a man

Tony Benn. Photo: Liverpool Echo I’ve been having a slight tussle over on some Reddit post this week (I’ll link to it, but don’t bother reading it), about views on my book ‘Down’. Someone commented that they’d not buy the book, or anything I did, due to my “political views”. This led to an exchange, in which I was perhaps a little grumpy (having a four-month-old baby can do that), due to both getting tired of this view being expressed – as if I’m a member of the alt-right or a Proud Boy – and because of the amount of work I put into a book designed not to make me rich, but to make climbing safer.

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