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Pedantic Puzzling

I love doing jigsaw puzzles, especially 1000 piece plus jigsaws and I am especially partial to Gibsons puzzles. Having built many different makes of puzzle over the years, I have to say that in terms of quality, composition and customer service, Gibsons are second to none. 938 more words

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Unstoppable Hobbies

Whenever my mom’s bored she likes to make playlists on Spotify. Sometimes she makes two or three at the same time. Before I saw it as a pastime that benefitted both of us but recently I’ve learned that she’s been doing this ever since she was a teenager. 559 more words

Life

Blue skies in Beijing - again

Strange how “Blue Skies in Beijing” is not a headline. If you believe international reports, Beijing is constantly shrouded in impenetrable smog, like being inside a cigarette. 35 more words

Pastimes

The importance of reading

I was talking to a girl I work with recently about reading as a pastime. We had been discussing our plans for the weekend, and they couldn’t have been more different. 754 more words

Books

My Prime 5 - favourite pastimes

As a busy parent, it’s sometimes hard to find 5 minutes to yourself, but when you do it’s nice to just sit back and relax, doing things YOU want to do for a change. 294 more words

Culture in Canuckistan: Shacking Up, Ontario Style

This morning I spent an hour or so theogling on Trail 10, where I was also able to resurface the entire eastbound lane in one fell swoop (it was clearly not a government contract.) 187 more words

Travels

A Good Reason to Bury Treasure

Genesis 35:4  They turned over to Jacob all the alien gods they’d been holding on to, along with their lucky-charm earrings.  Jacob buried them under the oak tree in Shechem. 354 more words