[LMB] OT: cave diving

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 18:00:30 BST 2019


On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:24 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>
> ... But I'd be really shaky until I got one finger touching the string
> that I was
> hanging the artwork on. I just need that point to give me balance. I...
>


> But when I went up in a hot-air balloon, expecting to spend the whole
> flight
> with my eyes shut - it was AWESOME!  I was looking right down over the side
> of the basket and loving every moment, watching everything with no problems
> at all. I have no idea why the hot-air balloon was so wonderful, when
> normally
> heights make me freeze, or shake. Was it the silence? Or just the sense of
> one-ness with the air?
> --
>

Did you have both hands on the side of the basket? Not a death-grip, just
for balance.
That would probably anchor you enough to trick your brain into thinking you
are securely planted, no panic needed.

Sylvia
who touches the wall when walking in a narrow space.
I thought I was the only one.


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