Victoria Blake

Kettle writer and World section editor who likes all things planetary and extraterrestial.

Contributor’s Recent Activities

Rio Grande River, Texas
Around the world with Victoria Blake
Victoria Blake reveals her travel tastes and aspirations.
Marc Spitz, music, culture, writer, Victoria Blake, Kettle Mag
One Last Play: A Tribute to Marc Spitz
From the ‘80s onwards, Marc Spitz was a senior writer for Spin Magazine, the New York Times, contributing music writer to Vanity Fair, and wrote biographies on Mick Jagger, Green Day, Twee and the late David Bowie to name but a few. Victoria Blake takes a look back at the writer's life.
Kettle tries... the Fitbit Blaze
Usually I am skeptical when trying new fitness techniques. I started running cross country when I was 13, and have moderately kept up with the sport ever since. However, College and life moved on and my motivation to stay fit has not, this is my experience trying to stay fit, with a Fitbit Blaze.
SpaceX, science, technology, space exploration, Victoria Blake, Kettle Mag
SpaceX and the future of space exploration
Amid investigations surrounding an explosion, Victoria Blake looks at the future of the program and what it means for space exploration.
bumblebee, climate, economy, science, Victoria Blake, Kettle Mag
The future of the bumblebee
Victoria Blake considers the issues facing bumblebees, including their potential extinction.