One Man’s Wilderness book review

“I don’t know what the answer is. In time man gets used to almost anything, but the problem seems to be that technology is advancing faster than he can adjust to it. I think it’s time we started applying the brakes, slowing down our greed and slowing down the world.” Dick Proenneke Based on theContinue reading “One Man’s Wilderness book review”

Sandy has a visit from rescued dogs

My Jack Russell, Sandy, was ecstatic today to have a visit from a brother and sister pair who are still puppies. My wife’s cousin’s husband found them abandoned at the Polish border and brought them home. They’re a very mixed breed pair but they’re very sweet. I hate it when people just dump their dogsContinue reading “Sandy has a visit from rescued dogs”

History crumbles before my eyes

Since I’ve been living in Slovakia, a little over 16 years now, I’ve seen some major changes. I’ve watched entire historical aspects of living culture vanish in the onslaught of globalisation. I took this photo a year ago. It’s of an uninhabited neighbouring property and shows how the barn on the side of the houseContinue reading “History crumbles before my eyes”