I have to talk about whales a bit longer. This one is about the population decline and the recent orca "attacks"
When I told my friends I was reading a book about an old couple walking a path, they rolled their eyes. But this book about homelessness, survival, and walking is a great read!
Lost Pianos of Siberia. What an enchanting title! I But you can’t fit the whole Siberia underneath this title. The author had a great idea, but the book is missing a clear focus.
Travelling in time and space with books. This time to Karen Blixen’s Kenya where colonial racism mixes with friendliness
I spent a few months this spring remotely wandering the streets of the early 20th-century Dublin and the seas of ancient Greek when I was reading the Ulysses and listening to a podcast about Odyssey.
A tour with Outlander filming locations could be great fun, but unfortunately, I wasn’t impressed. Although I am going to be rather critical, I do admit that the tour was a good way to visit a few of the less accessible sites.
I knew that Barter Books is one of the biggest second-hand bookshops in the UK, yet I didn’t expect it to be so great.
As the car crosses the Welsh border, I unfold my map. Lake District. Damn, wrong map. This one is going to be useless if I want to walk up Tryfan, a little 900m peak in North Wales.