Tunes when in peril
As I was striding along the Carn Dearg massif heading toward Ben Nevis last week, the grandure and splendid isolation brought beethoven’s ninth symphony to mind.
However, a few hours later, crossing the Arête, (a 1km long, narrow ridge of rock) in thick mists and with a gale trying to blow me to my doom, I suddenly found myself whistling the Belfast hornpipe. I continued to do so all the way to the freezing top of the mountain and "safety"…
So, what tunes have sprung to mind when your life has been in peril then?