Hearing about doppelgangers (someone who looks like you, a twin stranger) is less creepy than it would have been long ago. There are so many more people on the planet now, it doesn’t seem so dramatic to see someone else who looks like you. I’ve been more creeped out looking at myself in the mirror. … Read more
I’d like to read the books by Nick Eyles, about Canadian geology. Two of his books are about Ontario history and places to see for the rocks. Road Rocks Ontario and Ontario Rocks. I have always liked rocks, one of the oldest and most enduring things on our planet. Really, is there anything that can … Read more
I was a Canadian alien, according to the immigration paperwork at the time. (I was a Canadian who married a man in the US). So, I had my time to be an alien – but not a space alien. Real aliens (from space/ another planet) would be entirely different. I wonder how they would look, … Read more
Would you even guess this is a mousetrap? It’s vintage, from the 1930’s approximately. I first saw it on a video from Shawn Woods and then I went looking on eBay out of curiousity. Shawn Woods makes videos of how mousetraps actually work at catching mice. If you are especially squeamish or strongly against killing rodents, don’t watch. I … Read more
Canada is far away from some places on the planet and people in those far away places may wonder what Canadians like to eat. This is especially good to know if you are making plans to visit Canada and wonder what you might find wriggling on the end of your fork. Not that we eat … Read more
Historically, vagabonds were pretty tough, anti-establishment characters who lived as homeless drifters by choice. Modern vagabonds tend to be people who live off the grid or those who travel the world from out of a backpack. Traditionally a vagabond is a person who wanders from one place to another, with no real home of their … Read more
Shine: What was the best moment of 2013? via Prompt for December 2 | Project Reverb. The best thing which came along in 2013 was my new nephew, Gavin. Congratulations to my sister, Grace and her husband, Gareth. As a moment, I was really happy the first time I held that new baby boy. The … Read more
My niece wants to write to penpals, just as I used to do when I was a much younger person. I started looking for sites where she and her Mother could find another child to write to, somewhere in the world. Friends by mail.
Everyone is a WordPress beginner at some time. Most of us learn by doing, trying and having adventures along the way. Now and then you need a bit of help when something goes wrong or you just want to do more than what you have learned on your own. Books help, friends too but there are very good sites online which are great sources available whenever you need them.
Now, actors are all expected to have the look of body builders with well developed muscles and washboard stomachs. It wasn’t always that way. This is Errol Flynn looking good but dated by today’s standards of expected male beauty. LA Times: Errol Flynn Shrine of Dreams: Errol Flynn’s Last Adventure Planet Video: In Like Flynn … Read more