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Naples and Pompeii

I have been fascinated by Pompeii or rather the destruction of it since I can remember. I was already in Rome, and Naples is just an hour train ride away and the perfect jumping point to go see Pompeii. 358 more words


Haze and Ash

I woke up today not to the hot white sun beating down as I’m accustomed to, but instead a hazy yellow-orange glow. One look outside confirmed that yes, indeed there is a massive drought and wildfire problem right now in BC. 150 more words


Sweet 'n' Sour

His soft sensuous lips

Played the flute with such emotion

They evoked tears from the hardest hearts

Dark chocolate eyes shrouded sweet mystery

Drew you in… 12 more words


Replacing An Axe Helve Part 1 | Carving The Handle

All axe helves need replacing eventually. They will come loose, crack or rot away. Luckily carving the handle is both easy and enjoyable. There was a time when all axes were supplied without handles — it was expected that the owner would want to make his own to his own requirements. 683 more words

Practical Projects

Tales from the Volcanic Ash Trenches: VATLab

This week, I am helping Dan out with some volcanic ash testing for his PhD, which meant I got to be inducted into the University of Canterbury’s Volcanic Ash Testing Laboratory (VATLab)! 766 more words

Emergency Preparation