I talked about my early childhood reading influences in a previous post. Let me pick up from where I had left off. I discovered many new authors between Classes X and XII. I made extensive use of my school library and my social network to source books. Social media was yet to invade my life; … Continue reading How I Began to Read (Part II)
Photo by Blaz Photo on Unsplash Hello! I love the bookish prompts that Blogchatter has offered for the August Half Marathon. They give me so much to think about. These are the sort of questions I love to talk about. In this post, I'll talk about how I began to read and the people (or … Continue reading How I Began to Read: My Reading Influences
When plastic was invented in 1907, nobody would have thought that one day the entire planet would be covered with it. Alarming reports of microplastics found in the placenta of unborn babies made their way to the news recently. Plastic pollution is a real menace now, killing 100,000 marine animals and more than 1 million … Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Rip rap refers to large, loose, angular rocky material that is placed along shorelines, steep slopes, bridge foundations, and other shoreline structures to prevent erosion. Rip rap is known by a number of other names - rubble, rock armor, or shot rock.
Water footprint is an indicator of environmental health that refers to the volume (in liters or cubic meters) of fresh water that is used in the production of a consumer item or service throughout the entire manufacturing cycle.