REVIEW · On Whale Island Notes from a Place I Never Meant to Leave

On Whale Island Notes from a Place I Never Meant to Leave

SUMMARY On Whale Island Notes from a Place I Never Meant to Leave

After Daniel Hays and his father built a twenty five foot boat and sailed it around Cape Horn he thought he'd finally put his wanderlust to rest He went back to school bought a house took a job got marriedBut as it turned out in the real world Daniel Hays felt lost So he took his love for the sea and his need to escape civilization and pushed it further he bought an island off the coast of Nova Scotia; built a tiny house; packed up his wife and stepson two do The writing is strong poetic at times but the author seems like such a colossal jerk that I just couldn’t give this a five star rating Sociology of Higher Education job got marriedBut as it turned out in the real world Daniel Hays felt lost So he took his love for the sea and his need to escape civilization and pushed it further he bought an island off the coast of Nova Scotia; built a tiny house; packed up his wife and stepson two do The writing is strong poetic at times but the author seems like such a colossal Georg Buchner jerk that I Gekka Mugentan, Vol. 4 just couldn’t give this a five star rating

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Gs and three boatloads of supplies; and moved there This is the story of fulfilling a fantasy to live by your own rules and your own wits And Daniel Hays as readers of My Old Man and the Sea will remember is well euipped to do both He generates electricity from solar power and a terrifying windmill funnels rainwater for their showers creates a toilet seat out of a whale vertebra strings their bed up on pulleys so that by day it can be lifted out of the way Fo The guy’s got issues not the least example of which is that he hauls his new wife and 11 year old stepson to the remote Nova Scotian island he owns where they live in a shack for a year No electricity no refrigerator heated by a wood burning stove they chopped the wood and a 7 mile boat ride to shore But it was engaging to think about being that self sufficient exchanging TV for books living in touch with the cycles of nature An interesting adventure

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R him every morning is a wonder and every storm a blood coursing thrillBut while Daniel loves this permanent boy's life his wife longs for the life they left behind and his spirited stepson is feeling isolated Soon their Swiss Family Robinson existence becomes a vision only Daniel can seeFunny tender and fascinating filled with the details of an unconventional life this is the story of how the Hays family lived on Whale Island and how finally they had to leav It wasn't fantastic and at times I felt that he was perhaps the ugly step parent he feared he was but it kept me interested enough to read uickly

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