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The accidental fixer

It says much about the kind of people who attend Repair Café events (and many return because they enjoy the experience so much) that Peter Howarth turned up to a recent repair session in Royston, Hertfordshire, with his broken vacuum cleaner and ended up fixing someone else’s instead! 542 more words


The quest for perfection

Nature is full of imperfections, the tree branches that grow in different directions, the weeds that grow everywhere, the rocks which have jagged edges, clouds that have unusual shapes and sizes and so on. 963 more words

Life Lessons

When it's okay not to be okay

Yesterday was the day after the US Election. Many of us, even in Canada, were shocked by the results. My social media timelines were filled with people feeling sad, afraid, angry, and stunned. 562 more words

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5 Reasons to Read Wendy Sparrow's Servants of Fate Series

I am utterly twitterpated with Wendy Sparrow’s Servants of Fate series! Set to publish in November, each novella in the trilogy follows one of Father Time’s sons—Zeit, Tempus, and Ruin—immortals who must sacrifice a human’s lifetime to the Fates each New Year’s Eve. 1,143 more words


Salar de Uyuni, a natural wonder; where I wish I had more time to ponder

Salar de Uyuni. This amazing place has been a place I’ve been wanting to visit for years. For A, it is a place she has only heard about because I have told her and we have seen pictures. 1,242 more words

Taking Time

Day 037 - Curiosity and impatience

This is one of those spontaneous posts. Some of the others have a certain rhythm—like the reports on my drawing class—or build on what came directly before like the “series” on Inquiry, but this one is coming out of the blue. 139 more words

Curiosity Basics

A search for tranquility ... a discovery of mishaps

Work has been very busy here, and although I have been used to having a half-term break between the September – December school term, my current workplace here in Uganda does not have that.  2,593 more words