12 septembre 2005

Hobo Jim or night life of small town Alaska

We just received, straight from London, a guy named Michael, originally from New-Zealand. Mandy drove him down 2 days ago and we went out last night to BJ's to listen to Hobo Jim, a local artist who has been round for years and plays the guitar, sings and makes jokes. It was his last concert in the area. I got noticed straight away has he asked if anyone in the bar was from France, mmmm... why did I raise my arm? ... he kept dropping french words into country songs, such as "j'en ai marre" etc... I understood... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2005

Mushroom identification class

We spent the first half of the day from 9 til 12, collecting mushrooms, and the second half was used to align them up on a long table to classify them. This workshop was organised by us, KWF, and Dominique, a belgium mushroom expert that moved to Alaska 25 years ago. We were so lucky with the weather I was simply ecstatic. It rained cats and dogs non-stop for the 2 previous days and it didn't make it easy for us to find young mushrooms but we managed. Basically here are the ones that are safe to collect and eat, and not too... [Lire la suite]
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