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Follow the Brown Signs Blog - September, 2013

Sky high nausea in 9th century aviation technology

September 18, 2013
Gliding 8For my birthday this year my boyfriend gave me a days gliding course at the London Gliding Club. I was both touched that he'd got me such a cool non-boring present and scared stupid that I'd soon have to ascend into the skies in a craft with no engine, kept aloft purely by naturally occurring thermals under some very thin wings. I have a love/hate relationship with things that push me out of my comfort zone and I do stuff that scares me a lot. I get a ridiculous idea in...