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Prose Elegy for a Teacher

Yesterday I lost a coworker and friend very suddenly. And so today I awoke to a world slightly heavier in the way that the world tends to grow heavier when it loses someone. 555 more words


Jacques Pienaar's guide to making physics (Pt.1)

(Not to be confused with using Principals as tools, which is what happens if your school Principal is a tool because he never taught you the difference between a Principal and a principle. 1,764 more words


Mountain Books for Rainy Days: 'Shipton and Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration' - Reviewed

‘Shipton and Tilman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration’ by Jim Perrin, published by Arrow Books in 2014.

If your interests tend towards exploratory missions with small teams and an ‘alpine style’ then you walk, whether you know it or not, in the footsteps of Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman. 524 more words


Mountain Books for Rainy Days: 'Walking the Woods to the Water' - Reviewed

‘Walking the woods to the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn’ by Nick Hunt, published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing in 2014. 877 more words


Amazing Grace on Good Friday

“For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die—but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 312 more words


Death will break her claws on some I keep

Being alive is a tenuous experience, even on the best of days. But every once in awhile, there are a few moments — a few shining, gorgeous, glowing moments — when everything is perfect. 423 more words

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