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Turnout for today's global Day Without a Woman protests is less important than you might think

Dozens of strikes have been planned around the world for March 8th, to mark International Women’s Day. In the US, the so-called Day Without A Woman (which has been organized by the same people who planned the mass protest that took place the day after president Trump’s inauguration), is asking women to participate in the following ways: 102 more words

Travel theme: Paths

Walking is something most of us do, and we take it for granted. Our feet take us along paths of life, paths of careers, family and nature. 205 more words

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Vik, czarna plaża i skamieniałe trolle

Opuściwszy Skógafoss ruszyliśmy w kierunku miejscowości Vik oraz jednej z najpiękniejszych czarnych, wulkanicznych plaży na świecie – Reynisfjara.

After visiting Skógafoss, we left towards Vik and one of the most beautiful black, volcanic beaches in the world – Reynisfjara. 300 more words

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Out in the Cold: Book Excerpt

My new book is just about ready to share. It’s called Out in the Cold (cover, left), and as we run up to publication I’m sharing some photos and excerpts here on the blog. 2,024 more words

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Out in the Cold, Tomorrow

Coming tomorrow, an excerpt from the book Out in the Cold from Iceland.

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What Iceland knows about preventing teen drug abuse that the rest of the world doesn't

It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the park’s surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school’s out—so where are all the kids? 3,946 more words