Tuesday, 19th February 2019

Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Wilderness in Singapore? Who woulda thought?

Posted on 11. Jul, 2011 by in Alfred Russel Wallace

Wilderness in Singapore? Who woulda thought?

WILDERNESS IN SINGAPORE? WHO WOULDA THOUGHT? Singapore proved a Coleoptera paradise for Victorian explorer Alfred Russel Wallace; new creatures still emerge BUKIT TIMAH, Singapore Visitors come to Singapore to shop or to learn about other cultures, to close a business deal or attend a conference. A century and a half ago, though, one of Singapore’s […]

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Shooting Orangutans and Pondering the Universe

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by in Alfred Russel Wallace, Articles

Shooting Orangutans and Pondering the Universe

Alfred Russel Wallace spent 18 lonely months in Sarawak, writing the precursor to his theory of evolution. SANTUBONG, Sarawak, Malaysia Different people react to solitude in different ways. Some people converse with demons and angels. Some folks become truly, giggling-at-midnight mad. Some find enlightenment.  And once in a while a guy who spends too many […]

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Author

Posted on 07. Apr, 2010 by in AUTHOR

Author

Paul Sochaczewski has a family history of involvement in the arts, sports and exploration. _______ My great great great grandfather, Josef (The Kalicz Kid) Sochaczewski, played in a regular Friday night poker game with Frédéric Chopin.  Josef, who was losing big, had just bet a sackful of zloty on his hand, attempting to draw to […]

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