In the Land of Long Fingernails by Charles Wilkins

Wilkins, Charles. (2008). In the Land of Long Fingernails. Greystone Books: Toronto. I loved this book for its familiarity to my sense of place – the setting of Toronto, Ontario, is very close to my hometown of Kitchener, Ontario. It’s not often that I have the chance to read a novel by a local author….

Corvus: A Life with Birds by Esther Woolfson

Woolfson, E. (2008). Corvus: A Life with Birds. Granta Books; London. If you’ve ever walked past a wild animal and wondered what it’s like to have that creature as a pet, this is the book for you. Esther Woolfson’s life changes when she begins taking in fledgling birds of all shapes, sizes, and sounds, living…

Some New Additions

After much thought, I have decided to add two new ‘themes’ to my blog. These themes will focus on my favorite activities; hiking and reading. Hiking Highlights will take viewers on a virtual journey (either through pictures or video) of my hikes in Southwestern Ontario and beyond. Book Delights will expose readers to various books…