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Sam Beckbessinger
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How to build a cold-weather wardrobe from scratch

Adjusting to living in a cold country for the first time? Here's everything I've learned about staying warm on a budget.

Sam Beckbessinger
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Looking = Loving

On pet rocks, citizen science, and 17-19th century naturalists.

Sam Beckbessinger
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Would somebody tell me what's happening, please? I'm so confused.

How to make sense of things when you feel like you're living in a totally different reality to everyone else around you.

Sam Beckbessinger
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What to do when a loved one is dying, or has died

Some practical tips for managing the death of someone you love.

Sam Beckbessinger
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My actual daily routine under lockdown ⏰

We've all heard by now that routine is the best way to stay sane and give structure to your days when you're stuck in the same bloody place all the time. That's fine and dandy except if your daily routine involves eating lots of snacks.

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Holiday reading binge! 2019-2020 edition

I went on a reading binge over December! It was an elaborate ruse to avoid packing. Here’s what I read.

Sam Beckbessinger
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On danger noodles and letting go

What a slithery creature taught me about being brave.