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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



When I’m stressed and walking my mind is going very fast thinking through all my stressors. Lately when I walk,  and I don’t feel as stressed lately, I have a book on tape or music going, or I’m talking on my phone. 559 more words

Guest Post - Doing a PhD with a chronic illness: a bridge over troubled water

I am a PhD student. I am many other things, too. For example, I have MS (I prefer to say ‘have’ rather than ‘suffer from’). MS is short for multiple sclerosis: a chronic, auto-immune and neuro-degenerative disease. 965 more words

Settling in the travel mode, or trying to take it easy

We have been in Peru for about three weeks now but it seems like much longer. All the places we’ve seen, all the people we’ve met and all the things that are so different and yet so similar. 433 more words

Accepting Who You Are