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Warmth beneath the rain; relearning Seattle

The rain doesn’t bother me like I thought it would. I know the rainy season is only just starting, so maybe I won’t feel the same come January. 856 more words


My Booket List - Part 1

‘So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.’

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A talk on the campus

As much as the audience enjoyed listening to Bill Bryson speak in Laxson Auditorium on Saturday night, the man himself seemed equally pleasantly surprised by their presence. 424 more words

Bill Bryson

Down Under by Bill Bryson

Last month I decided to take part in Australian Reading Month for November (original post). I was feeling optimistic because my friend had kindly bought me some Australian based books for my birthday and I had booked a trip for next July, so I was keen to start reading. 902 more words

‘Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.’

-Bill Bryson, I’m a Stranger Here Myself

Coastal Trip Day 7: Lompoc to Santa Barbara (but really Carpinteria)

Day 7. Could it really be Day 7 already? Our last day?

I was so sad that our trip was coming to an end. Erik had predicted that by the end of the trip we would be debating continuing on to Los Angeles. 2,031 more words