What’s the Point of It All Anyway?

Yeah yeah, I know. Douglas Adams revealed already in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy that the "Meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything" is 42. I'm not talking about that but something much more complex and important: what the hell's the point of   my mountain athlete and mountain sports researcher life? The reasons for [...]

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Activism and Ecocriticism

I finally got around to reading the recent issue of ISLE*. As usual, there were a couple of interesting articles in it and I found it especially interesting, considering the kind of times we're living in, that the contents were fairly openly political and activist-oriented. As I've discussed before, ecocriticism is an inherently political field [...]