Here’s a little snippet that didn’t make it into The Fridgularity. I cut the description of Landon, Ontario’s founding because it doesn’t really add much to the story, though it’s fun for anyone who lives in the real place… . . . → Read More: mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: How Landon, Ontario got its name
MiKa Art asks: “Why is your blog name “zoom”? What does it mean to you? When and how did you find out you loved living with birds?”
As I recall, I was creating an online account somewhere, and I tried the name Sooze but it was taken. I kept adding on to it but . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Ask Me Anything #8: Why Zoom? Why Birds?
Names have always facinated me. What do they really mean? Or subtly suggest? If anything. Consider these 12 names carrying the hopes of hundreds of thousands of people around the world at the 2012 London Olympics: Kelsey Titmarsh, Canada, Gymnastics Karen Cockburn, Canada, Trampoline Hope Solo, USA, Soccer Sarah Hammer, USA, Cycling Destinee Hooker, USA, . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: London Olympics: 12 Athletes With Very Interesting Names