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!
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)
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
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
I have talked about this before. Y’all know I am a bookworm. (See The books that made my 2019, 2018 between the covers (of great books), Awesome books for kids, Read good books). Most years, I read between 40-50 books and I get enormous satisfaction writing tiny reviews and tracking the books on Goodreads. I always dreamed of … More Books in other forms
Staying hydrated while travelling is a constant battle, particularly when you are not sure of the local water quality. The oft-mentioned rule of thumb is that you can drink the tap water in “developed” countries, but not in “developing” countries, however, there are many regions where it is still not a good idea to drink … More Drinking water woes: A classic travel conundrum
From Aqaba to the Dead Sea and back again had us crossing much the length of Jordan. Good tunes and great scenery kept us company along the way. Here were just a few of the scenes from out my car window: