Jeremy Baker

Finished reading: Hard by the Cloud House by Peter Walker πŸ“š

Interesting mix of natural history, history and mythological investigation.

Finished reading: On Savage Shores by Caroline Dodds Pennock πŸ“š

Finished reading: Blackouts by Justin Torres πŸ“š

Finished reading: Fifth Sun by Camilla Townsend πŸ“š

Finished reading: Annals of Native America by Camilla Townsend πŸ“š

Finished reading: Annals of Native America by Camilla Townsend πŸ“š

Finished reading: Bernardino de Sahagun by Miguel Leon-Portilla πŸ“š

Finished reading: Homer and His Iliad by Robin Lane Fox πŸ“š

Finished reading: The Florentine Codex by Jeanette Favrot Peterson πŸ“š

Finished reading: Prophet Song by Paul Lynch πŸ“š

Finished reading: How the World Made the West by Josephine Quinn πŸ“š

Hōkio figs with Gorgonzola dolce and thyme honey.

Hōkio fresh fig festival

Sand Serif

Hōkio beach weekend antics

Extraordinary birthday dinner at Rita with Bill - briefly in Wellington between Florida and Vanuatu.

Bill is back. Teddy is pleased!

Finished reading: Ancient Cuzco by Brian S. Bauer πŸ“š

Excellent preparation for our trip to Peru in July 2024.

Finished reading: Why the Bible Began by Jacob L. Wright πŸ“š

Fascinating analysis of the underpinnings of the development of the Hebrew Bible.

Finished reading: Mona of the Manor by Armistead Maupin πŸ“š

Family Easter at Eketāhuna country cottage

Thank you to my wonderful bestie Sam Mackay for helping me to buy my latest bookstack from Unity Books in Wellington:

  • Lady Chatterley’s Lover (D.H. Lawrence 1928)
  • Mona of the Manor (Amistead Maupin 2024)
  • A History of Japan in Manga (Shunchiro Kanaya 2022)
  • The Land Wars - the dispossession of the Khoisan and AmaXhosa in the Cape Colony (John Laband 2020)
  • Normal Women- 900 years of making history (Philippa Gregory 2023)

#books #bookstack #history #friends

Ramses exhibition at the Australian Museum

Starting the year out right

New Year 2024 Hunter Valley NSW