And as someone who genuinely enjoys exercise and feels great after a run (and on the whole avoids custard creams and caffeine all day) I just don't understand people that would choose to live without that endorphin rush and sense of well being that exercise brings. Few years ago, I switched to oil painting and to still life, and floral compositions, but I have in mind to challenge myself further to cityscapes and figurative painting. The true to yourself approach will make writing content much easier and will ring true with your community.
Soth also quotes a letter from Philip Jones Griffiths, surely the greatest of Welsh photographers, and the man whose Vietnam Inc, made such a clear indictment of the Vietnam War that had me in tears as I read it, written in opposition to Parr's Magnum entry. I've heard him speaking sense at many events, and was shocked to hear of the sudden mystery illness in 2010 that had come close to killing him and left him being kept alive by a pacemaker and later permanently hooked up to a ventricular assist device. BCB International gear supported the first successful climb of Mount Everest 'the hard way', and has featured as standard kit in both Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Dr Mike Stroud's polar expeditions so you can be sure of the pedigree of BCB equipment.