In honour of siblings day (April 10), we interviewed our siblings! I have endless stories of growing up with 3 sibs, so it was very fun to chat with my sisters about what they think are some of our greatest (and most questionable) moments from growing up. Find “These are the days of our… podcast” … More Siblings and stories: Ep 10
It’s everyone’s favourite math holiday this weekend, so we have pulled together an episode on pi! In this episode, we discuss the history of Pi, its various uses, and suggestions on how you can celebrate this fantastic math holiday! So get your favourite pie and let’s talk π!
This week on “These are the days of our… podcast,” we discuss the oft maligned instrument – the recorder, in honour of “play a recorder month.” Check it out on Spotify or your preferred podcast place!
We can’t let March pass by without pausing to celebrate craft month! Like many, we turned to crafts to get us through long months of lockdown. In this episode, we discuss crafts that have kept us company during the pandemic, thoughts on knit-bombing and craftivism, and share some stories about historic crafting legends, and more … More These are the days of our crafts! (Ep. 03)
March 2nd marks the celebration of Old Things Day! As we have many old things in our lives, we recorded an episode to discuss our favourite old things and some famous old things. We also interview Emma, who is a treasure hunter on the banks of the Thames River, hunting for shards of history and … More Old things day (March 2): Podcast episode 02
Like sand through the hourglass, these are the days of our lives. After years of saying “we should totally start a podcast,” Lisa and I have finally launched our first podcast episodes! Tired of the days blurring into each other since the start of the pandemic, we started These are the days of our… podcast … More These are the days of our… podcast!
I have been a dedicated yet deeply inconsistent journaller for my entire life. From about the age of 9, I have harboured a romantic vision of becoming a writer and have spent many hours in my bedroom filling notebooks of pre-teen angst and thoughts. I have not shaken this habit, and over the past (ahem) … More What to do with mountains of journals? Minimalist hoarder conundrums
There were some plonkers, a lot of good but not great books, and a few excellent books that graced my year. My average rating for the 46 books I read this year was 3.5, achieving an almost normal distribution! (Nerd joy!). The pandemic has made it more clear that when possible, I should support the … More Books which carried me through 2020: Top 12 picks
One of the exciting new projects I have been involved in is the launch of a new podcast: Real World Public Mental Health. This podcast was developed as a forum to discuss how evidence can be used in the real world to prevent mental health problems and promote better mental health. It is hosted by … More Mental health, social isolation, and financial stress: Christmas in COVID-19 (Podcast interview)
It might be a while before we are able to jet set around the globe, so I thought I would share this map of books so you can virtually travel the world from the comfort of your couch. At other times, these would also be great books to bring with you when you do find … More Reading around the world