The second part of Harold Chapman’s trek across Corsica has now been published in MountainBlogEurope. Climbing high into the mountains, he experiences the particular variety of mountain solitude as well as the extremities of mountain weather. He reaches the halfway point of Vizzavona and enjoys some Corsican hospitality mixed with Texan companionship!
“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…
Harold Chapman’s review of the new exhibition at the National Gallery, “Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art” is now headlining in the Arbuturian. For those who like their artists uncompromising, rebellious and original, Delacroix is the man. He influenced the whole generation of Impressionists and Post Impressionists and was a hero to many of them.This is the first exhibition of his work in the UK for 50 years.