George Mallory- the Artist

“Not only those who perform are artists, but also those who are moved by the performance. Artists, in this sense, are not distinguished by the power of expressing emotion, but the power of feeling that emotional experience out of which Art is made. We recognize this when we speak of individuals as artistic, though theyContinue reading “George Mallory- the Artist”

George Mallory- The Mountaineer

“The greatest danger in life is not to take the adventure.” George Leigh Mallory “From boyhood he belonged to the mountains, as flame belongs to fire. He lived their romance, their simplicity, their open power, their unchanging loveliness. As a mountaineer he was a genius.”-Geoffrey Winthrop Young George Mallory was the best climber of hisContinue reading “George Mallory- The Mountaineer”

George Mallory- The Mystery

“The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this, ‘What is the use of climbing Mount Everest ?’ and my answer must at once be, ‘It is no use’. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behaviorContinue reading “George Mallory- The Mystery”