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A few days in the North



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We went to Yorkshire for a few days- not exactly a holiday more a family outing extended for several nights. Diy Dad drove in his familiar, gritted teeth into the storm ( ex hurricane Bertha ),fashion. 457 more words

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Prominent architecture in Iqaluit

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The architecture in Iqaluit leaves two distinct impressions on my mind: the town’s military history and the harsh arctic environment. 416 more words


Sledding Home at Night

The wind was in his face, the northern lights were out driving down the clouds.  The snow whispered at his feet, talked to him, sang out with the rhythm of the night.   39 more words


Northern Reflections on Food (in)Security

What would you do with $908? Take a cruise to Alaska? Buy a nice new bicycle? A TV? 900 boxes of Kraft Dinner? Bury it under a large rock? 946 more words

Food Insecurity

The North. Remember?

This post will deal with plot points through the first four seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones, the excellent adaptation of George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. 2,123 more words


This is England 2.0

On Saturday I went to Blackpool for the first time in about 14 years. My memory of it being a tacky, trashy sea side resort certainly served me correctly… But that’s not to say I didn’t have fun. 372 more words


Fail Whale Weekend

Contrary to the title of this post, I did actually complete a goal this weekend. It was just the failiest possible goal achievement ever.

Katie and I set off on Saturday morning for our long-awaited trip to Manchester. 556 more words