The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham – Quotes

For food was then our most pressing problem, and the progress of the regeneration schemes, and the advance of the cultivation lines on the maps, was followed with almost as much attention as an earlier generation had paid to battle fronts. In temperate countries, where man had succeeded in putting most forms of nature save …

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The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham

While on Tenerife in the last week of February I got my holiday reading mojo back. Meaning reading around a book a day on non-sightseeing days. I know it may not be much for some of you, but normally I'm not a fast reader and in the last two years I seem to have slowed …

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The Geography of Bliss – Eric Weiner – Quotes

Some people acquire the travel bug. Others are born with it. My affliction, if that’s what it is, went into remission for many years following my aborted expedition with Drew. It resurfaced after college with renewed fury. I desperately wanted to see the world, preferably on someone else’s dime. But how? I had no marketable …

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