Book Review: A History of Canada in Ten Maps by Adam Shoalts

I had been in Canada for over 4 years before picking up this book, and with the potential of citizenship only a year away, I thought it was about time I started to find out a little bit more about the country I had been calling home. I didn’t really know where to start however I knew I wanted something that wasn’t a textbook, but … Continue reading Book Review: A History of Canada in Ten Maps by Adam Shoalts

Why I’ve been avoiding reading anything to do with the Outdoors

I go through phases when it comes to reading. Sometimes I read a lot. Sometimes not at all. Sometimes I go through a bunch of dystopian fiction, and other times I’m soaking up adventure / outdoor non-fiction. It usually depends on what mood I’m in at a particular time of the year. Same usually goes for TV, Film & Podcasts too. This year I have … Continue reading Why I’ve been avoiding reading anything to do with the Outdoors

Book Review – In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of The Whaleship Essex by Daniel Philbrick

I was introduced to In The Heart of the Sea when searching for the Top 100 True Survival Stories on Good Reads. In fact, I’ve got a number of recommendations from this list so you may see a theme here.  I’ve not read Moby Dick (Yet) but knowing that this was the story that inspired THAT scene, as well as the great reviews, I had to give it a read.

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