Virtual Volcano Vacation challenge #83 WINNER! – Vesuvius

Sometimes the best place to hide is in plain sight…unless given the choice of hiding on/in a volcano is also an option. So naturally hiding in one of the most notorious volcanoes during the (observed) anniversary of said volcano’s most famous eruption would seem a capital idea…especially if I had already hidden there before. And…

Random Volcano Fandom challenge #1 – Rudakov

While there are volcanoes around the world such as Kilauea, Etna or Fuji who have become celebrities among their peers, there are many more who go about their volcanic lives in obscurity…perhaps underwater or in some remote corner of the Earth..hoping that they might be heard, felt, or even noticed at all. Some do not…

Volcano poetry

Yes, you read that right…volcano poetry..that is to say poems about volcanoes, not poems composed by volcanoes….although I would pay good money to see Vesuvius show up at Cafe Pretentious for open-mic poetry night wearing a beret and dark glasses and erupting a little spoken-word…but…..that musing is for another day. Volcanoes have inspired writers from…