Book Reviews, history, Memoir, nature, Non-fiction, Public Domain

South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review (repost)

It was a thrill to hear, yesterday, that Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance was found in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea. If you’re interested in the story of the exploratory expedition to Antarctica, during which the Endurance was crushed by sea ice and sank, I recommend Shackleton’s riveting book South. I read and reviewed it in 2020.… Continue reading South: The story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Review (repost)

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)

A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death--and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt My rating: 5 of 5 stars The list of things that go wrong for Scott Hubbartt, in his memoir A Short Walk to the Edge of Life, begins before he… Continue reading A Short Walk to the Edge of Life (review)