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I Spy TBR Challenge

I spotted this recently on Ex Urbanis and it was too fun to pass up. (I believe the meme started on YouTube, but I’ve been unable to trace the chain back to the very beginning.) There are 20 categories; for each one choose at least one title or cover that fits in some way. 229 more words

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An anklet and some heroes

So I got all started on a new section – bric-a-brac cabinet to show off some knick-knack I deem precious and cool. And yet again I failed to make it past one post. 919 more words

Baseless Rants

Between the pages

Would I ever go on an Appalachian trail in my life? I am close to 60 pages through reading Bill Bryson’s A walk in the woods, and I have a definite answer: No. 217 more words


Loss of Technique

The year is 1851. You are a small child—with eyes full of wonder—beholding the Crystal Palace. It’s a massive structure made of cast iron and plate glass. 1,252 more words

The simple life

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the art of simplicity, among many other ideas and topics on how to be happy, fulfilled and live your best life (as per). 2,834 more words

Bryson, outside and solo lube

Bill Bryson, Notes From A Small Island. He’s funny.

A bit of walking in the brief sun, whilst changing NOx tubes.

Lube whilst masterbating. What a luxury.

Bill Bryson - One Summer: America 1927

If you’ve ever had a passing interest in:

  1. The race to fly across the Atlantic
  2. Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St Louis
  3. President Calvin Coolidge…
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