Book report #35 (2020)

Landmarks, by Robert MacFarlane. Pub 2015 I have wanted to read something by Robert MacFarlane, and when I saw that I needed a language book to complete my list for 2020, he was a good choice. I opted for this book because I already owned it (otherwise, I would likely have chosen The Lost Words).... Continue Reading →

Book report #5 (2020)

A Field Guide to Getting Lost, by Rebecca Solnit. Pub 2005 I learned about this book at brainpickings, a site that I subscribe to on Twitter. It always has interesting serene tidbits and suggestions for reading. Walking is a favourite pastime of mine, so this seemed like a good book for me (she has another... Continue Reading →

Item #12: Carabiner and nut

A few years after first moving to Vancouver, I started some new hobbies: camping, hiking, and, rock climbing. The first two I still do, albeit only occasionally and not very well. Not unlike the third one, which I did more frequently (and only marginally better) but gave up after a few years, once appreciating my... Continue Reading →

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