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Ice and Fire

In June, Dirk and I went to Iceland, and I want to share some of that country’s splendor with you by sharing 70 of the >800 photos. 786 more words


Weekly Reads -- October 4, 2015

I haven’t posted one of these in a while, so much so that “weekly reads” is a bit of a misnomer now. Hopefully as the semester goes on I’ll post a few more of these, no matter how busy I am. 399 more words


All the Foods: Iceland edition

I started out writing a lighthearted post, but my “human ecology look at the bigger picture” side got the best of me while doing some research on Icelandic food…so there is some of that in here, sorry. 1,913 more words


The View from Newfoundland Part 2

The Southern Shore of Newfoundland is a nature lover’s paradise.  Hiking, sea kayaking, whale watching, iceberg hunting and so much more!

We we lucky enough to live on the Southern Shore in a small, scenic, traditional Newfoundland coastal community called “Witless Bay” for a couple of years.   199 more words


Skellig Michael, Kerry

The majestic Skellig Michael lies 8 miles  off the coast of South West Kerry.

Skellig Michael towers 714ft. (218 metres) above sea level.

It is a World Heritage Site and a designated Nature Reserve. 128 more words

Irish Art

Taking a gamble. Puffins watch

If you are ever in Iceland, try go an see the Puffins. Of course, there is a season when to watch them. While trying to book a tour for Puffins watching, I was disappointed to find out the last day for Puffins watching was on the 20th August. 414 more words