cultivating a geographic curiosity

An eclectic mix of pieces from geographers and geographically-oriented creative individuals. Through this collection we hope to inspire others to thoughtfully explore, create, and connect with each other and the world around us.


February 1, 2018

"One of the main motivating factors for taking up shooting thousands and thousands of panoramas was the desire to captur...

January 25, 2018

Half a block from my house is a park that my daughters have dubbed, “the park with the trees.” Horton Park was established in...

January 10, 2018

Growing up as a Jewish American, I’d always been presented with a glossy, all-welcoming version of Israel--a homeland away fr...

December 8, 2017

Who would have thought my visit to India would revolve around a bucket?

October 12, 2017

 Photo of the aftermath of the Aberfan mining disaster.  Source: BBC

The following short story was inspired by the 50th annive...

September 7, 2017

Drawn by A. Degen - from Mighty Star and the Castle of the Cancatervater

I’ve been writing about maps in comics, albeit at a g...

March 15, 2017

I opened the envelope from my parents and pulled out a slightly crinkled tri-fold brochure from the East Haddam Conservation...

February 7, 2017

Click here to read Marc Bekoff's interview with Julie Urbanik and Connie Johnston.

January 18, 2017

My name is Adam Mattinson, and I’m a cartographer who, along with 4.5 million other folks, calls Melbourne, Australia home....

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