Reading Helen Macdonald's 2014 book H is for Hawk was highly memorable for me. As I wrote in my review, "this is a book which makes one look afresh at man’s links with nature. In a time when we are rightly focused on global, big-picture problems, it nevertheless reminds us of the values we derive … Continue reading Book Review: Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald – “hugely readable, yet endlessly thought-provoking”
...High-Intensity Reading. And what a read indeed. I could not put this book down, even when I was not reading. It became for me like my very own hawk - always watching and waiting in the room, ever present, until I could next pick it up again. Helen Macdonald's award winning book, H is for … Continue reading H is for….
When I travel south to visit my family and friends this week, I will be away for seven days. Not very long in the grand scheme of things. But long enough to warrant proper consideration about what to take in the way of 'hobby-related' items. I always over-estimate how much time I will have to … Continue reading Travel Essentials