Category Archives: 2018


❝#EverestAnywhere challenges you to climb the height of Everest wherever you are. Just add up the ascent of every hill you climb and you’ll be amazed at how quickly the meters add up and you are on your way to … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2018-12-31)

In brief: * Christmas 2018: Look Before You Leap Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma when jumping from aircraft: randomized controlled trial BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 13 December 2018) ❝ Conclusions Parachute use did not reduce … Continue reading

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The Walk to Rivendell : Hollin Ridge

Jan. 7/Jan. 8 – Nt. 15: 15 miles 220/352 3 Weather warmer and sunny. Can see Mts. of Moria in distance. Eerily quiet. 228/364.8 8 Begin climb up north side of Hollin Ridge. 232/371.2 4 Reach Hollin Ridge. Large holly … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2018-12-24)

In brief: * Huawei launches StorySign app : Reading books with sign language (2018-Dec-17) [EFTM] Huawei have today announced a new app which will be available in Australia in February that goes a long way to solving this problem. StorySign … Continue reading

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Joie de vivre

Joie de vivre (French, n.) / ˌʒwɑː də ˈviːvrə / jwa-de-vee-vruh. Joy of living / for life; exuberance, ebullience; zest for life, the knack of knowing how to live. #PositiveLexicography

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Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge

Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge 🌞 Next Summer Solstice: 22 Dec 2018 9:22 am ❝ Head for the countryside … by bike, on foot, by train, canoe or however you like. Sleep out under the stars (bivvy, not tent!) and have … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #279 – Old Time Radio Christmas

♫ Andrew Sisters Christmas Special 1945 ♫ Sherlock Holmes – The Night Before Christmas (December 24, 1945) ♫ Burns & Allen Christmas 1949 Santa’s Workshop ♫ Nick Carter – 431225 037 Nick Carters Christmas Adventure ♫ CBS Radio Mystery Theater … Continue reading

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