Author Archives: Mark Hollett

Review: Fifteen Days by Christie Blatchford

Disclaimer – I spent a few years as a soldier in the Canadian Scottish Regiment.  I did my basic training and participated in the regular parades and exercises, but never served on a mission.  That said, my view of war and soldiers is coloured by that as well as some family history in the military, […]
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An Ode to the Virtue of Over-Preparedness: A Review of An Astronaut’s guide to life on earth by Chris Hadfield

This Christmas I, along with my father and probably most other Canadian citizens, received a copy of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, by our own astronaut Chris Hadfield.  Hadfield joined the Canadian Space Agency as an astronaut in 1992, but rocketed to fame in 2013 as commander of the International Space Station Expedition […]
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