“Mountainblog Europe”, a leading magazine on climbing and all things Alpinist related, has just published Harold Chapman’s journals on tramping the GR20, one of the toughest and most notorious long distance treks in Europe, which traverses the spine of Corsica’s mighty mountain range. Read the first part here:
As Team GB racks up yet more medals in Rio, spare a thought for the victors and losers at that other great sporting event, “The Chap Olympiad”, which took place last month. Here is Harold Chapman’s review of it in “The Arbuturian”;
Interested in catching an exhibition this summer? Harold Chapman has just attended the new David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy, “82 Portraits and 1 Still Life”, and has this to say about it. Apologies to Hockney fans…
Forget the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the real events took place a couple of weeks ago in Bedford Square, Bloomsbury with Harold Chapman in attendance – “The Chap Olympiad 2016” with such legendary sporting events as “Umbrella Jousting”, “Freeform Breadbasket-Ball” and “Hen Pecked Husband”( in which he came a cropper). As ever he came pen in hand as roving reporter for “The Arb”.