Monthly Musings – December 2016 – A Year in Review

On one hand I feel like this year has gone on forever but on the other I’m still quietly convinced that I’m dreaming and I’ll wake up to find it’s still only May. On balance I’d prefer the former because I have absolutely no wish to relive June to December in real time again. Even … Continue reading Monthly Musings – December 2016 – A Year in Review

Book Review: Feral

Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the most eye opening books I’ve read this year, on any topic. The idea of Re-Wilding isn’t new but the word have come to mean so many different things to so many different … Continue reading Book Review: Feral

Book Review: The Wolf Wilder

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell My rating: 5 of 5 stars It may be billed as a children's book but writing like this transcends age. I completely lost myself in the story and the lyrical writing and, having inhaled it all in one sitting, I'm now reading it again trying to work out how … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf Wilder

Season’s Greetings!

A Christmas Dog and a Christmas Kim! Dog and I wish you all a very happy holiday season, whether you're celebrating a particular thing or not.  We know that for many of you 2016 has been a year you'd rather forget so we send all the love we can muster and hope that 2017 brings … Continue reading Season’s Greetings!

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 29 – Another Month of War

A look at the major events of the conflict during December 1916: December 1st The Battle of the Arges begins along the line of the Arges River in Romania between Austro-German forces of the Central Powers and Romanian forces. The Greek Government refuses the Entente demands of 19 November. December 2nd Russian premier Alexander Trepov … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 29 – Another Month of War