Go Into The Wild of Alaska safely: 5 tips Chris McCandless could have used for dressing, packing, and surviving the Alaskan wilderness.
Not Following Shackleton to Antarctica
This week I received my first blog-related email! It arrived in broken-English (always a red flag), from Oceanwide Expeditions, a company that had found my blog and was offering me a chance to win a 30-day trip to Antarctica! All I had to do was simply find 20 people to vote for me to be…
Book Review: Heat
Book review of Heat by Bill Buford, a biography of the chef Mario Batali and a memoir of the author’s trips to Italy to learn to cook.
Books & Tea, It’s a Librarian Life
Goodbye Swanage! I was sad to leave the beautiful British seaside and the delicious Dorset food, but at the same time, excited to return to the hustle and bustle of London for a couple more days. As the day had engulfed Swanage in rain, it seemed it was time to be shoving off anyway. Before…