Luckily, everything goes smoothly and that I was able to fit in certain studying (albeit in a significantly slower rate than normal) with non-fiction being the order of the day in the run up to Christmas. Kings of the Yukon: An undercover River Journey from Adam Weymouth acquired this year’s Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award earlier this month and records Weymouth’s two,000 shuttle travel by canoe across the Yukon river throughout Canada and Alaska into the Bering Sea at an extremely original and ecologically conscious travel memoir. The remotest regions of the world are inclined to be in which the consequences of climate change, globalisation and industrial fishing have been felt most keenly and also the much north-west of North America is no exception.

I’m back from a month-long blogging break after moving house this month. Thankfully, everything has gone smoothly and I managed to fit in some reading (albeit at a much slower pace than normal) with non-fiction being the order of the day in the run up to Christmas.

Kings of the Yukon: An Alaskan River Journey by Adam Weymouth won this year’s Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award earlier this month and documents Weymouth’s 2,000 mile journey by canoe along the Yukon river through Canada and Alaska to the Bering Sea in a highly original and ecologically aware travel memoir. The remotest areas of the world tend to be where the effects of climate change, globalisation and industrial fishing are felt most keenly and the far north-west of North America is no exception.

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