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Amazing moon video by Bill Bryson

A Bill Bryson video of the moon, featuring “the rocket” and “sea of showers”.

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... and (lack of) exercise

My one night in Brisbane was merely a stopover before starting my proper journey along Australia’s East coast in Cairns; I figured I’d begin in the north and make my way down towards Sydney and Melbourne where I would catch up with some friends over here. 769 more words

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The Mother of all Bryson Books

Title: The Mother Tongue

Author: Bill Bryson

Genre: Linguistics

Length: 245 pages

How many times am I going to spend entire reviews singing the praises of Bill Bryson, bowing down to his mage-like powers as a wordsmith?  350 more words


30 Day Book Challenge - Day 16

Day 16: A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t

This post was an easy one for me.   For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to read this book but still haven’t done it.  82 more words


“It is a curious feature of our existence that we come from a planet that is very good at promoting life but even better at extinguishing it.” ― Bill Bryson

As soon as you achieve any element of success in your business, people will notice.  You’ll have fans.  And you will have competitors.

They will cut prices.   69 more words


Books, books, books, more books, and oh! - some books.

I went back to work full time, temporarily, but I’m working 40 hours a week again.  I’m still freelance writing.  I’m still acting as a marketing consultant.  390 more words


A Short History of Nearly Everything

By Bill Bryson

Synopsis: One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. 338 more words