The trackway is remarkable for its very small size (pes 18 mm long) yet finely preserved pad impressions.The evidence strongly supports a dinosauromorph maker of the trackway.Bernhard’s earliest climbing memory takes place at Devil’s Lake State Park in Wisconsin when he was nine.He saw climbers on the east bluffs and was instantly hooked.In fact, he became part of the core group of climbers that put up many of the Lake’s first ascents.
My parents, who presumably had sex in order to have me, were totally reticent about sex.
And although I’ve no doubt it was a fantastic – or ‘fab’ as we used to say – time for men, for women (or young girls as we were then) it was absolutely grisly.
Because when it came to sex, we were, of course, the trailblazers for a completely new attitude, and blazing trails is always horribly uncomfortable.
They rarely, if ever, hugged in front of me, and if ever the subject did come up they zipped their mouths.
It’s true, my mother did thrust a booklet into my hands when I was about 12 which started: ‘The body is built of little bricks, called cells.’ There was a brief page on reproduction which referred to seeds – which I’d only ever seen in small paper packets named Carters – and that was about it.