Tag Archives: environment

The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf - Advent Botany Day 9

In the Washington Post, Michael Dirda recently listed 22 books that he re-reads. I also have a weirdly catholic list of books that I like to re-visit regularly. Of course, Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings is on my list. Legendary Dracula actor, Christopher Lee (1922-2015), who played Saruman in the films reportedly re-read them every […]

My Margaret Atwood Nomination for A Bold Vision Conference, Charlottetown 2014

It's 150 years since the Charlottetown Conference of 1864. But, what if the Fathers of Confederation had been the Mothers of Confederation, instead? This is the very cool idea behind the A Bold Vision Conference planned for September 2014 on Prince Edward Island.  A summer and autumn of celebration is being planned, including this conference, aimed at […]