Field Guide to Citizen Science

“There will always be more unknown than known, more rocks waiting to be overturned.” To be a part-time scientist, you only need a cell phone and the Field Guide to Citizen Science. SciStarter.org is an online database of more than 1,600 science projects that need help from regular people justContinue Reading

Measure of Malice

A sharpened pickax, a full water butt (barrel), a marline-spike, an obscure poison are all used (or maybe not used) for murder with A Measure of Malice in this new collection of British golden and silver-aged mysteries. Fourteen more intriguing, but unfortunately forgotten, tales from famous (Arthur Conan Doyle) andContinue Reading

The Town

Describing himself as “writing a book about the disappearing towns in the Central West region of New South Wales”, the unnamed narrator of The Town states he “was probably not a writer”. This is definitely an unusual way to open a book. Despite not being a writer, the narrator keepsContinue Reading