This picture is of Yarrow Kraner, one of the inspirational people profiled in the book Talent for Humanity. A white kid growing up on an Indian Reservation (in Canada we would say First Nations), Kraner created a mentoring website where … Continue reading
I compiled and edited this special culinary report — EOC.FINALFinal — on southern Ontario for the Globe and Mail. Thank you Michele Sponagle (Relishing the Past), Doug Wallace (Back to the Garden) and Liz Campbell (Savoury Sanctuary) for your contributions!
Taking a break after a vigorous ride through the rice paddies of Mai Chau, Vietnam. Terri Marshall at Travel Writing 2.0 wrote this profile of me that covers what I’ve been doing for the past few years. Thanks Terri!
Catfish at Cabela’s Outdoor Store, Kansas City, KS I can’t say enough good things about visiting Kansas. Here are some snaps of what I did while visiting the heartland. Cabela’s Outdoor Store is mind boggling. So much taxidermy! So much … Continue reading
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Kansas is known as the “fly over state.” Nothing much there, right? Wrong. After a recent trip I’d call it the “drive through slowly state.” Lots to stop and look at. Lots to reflect upon. Prairie Sounds The highlight of … Continue reading
Costa Rica has an amazing renewable energy record…but they also have some challenges ahead…learn about them in my piece on the Innovate Development site.
Since I’ve been in Vietnam, I’ve noticed more luxe cars than I ever see at home in Canada. The other day a white Rolls Royce was parked outside a hotel in my Hanoi neighbourhood. Bentleys and Mercedes are the other … Continue reading
Here’s a recent article I wrote for Innovate Development on Vision Vietnam’s work with the people of Sapa. This Montreal-based charity collects old eye-glasses, sends them to Vietnam and then distributes them to ethnic minority peoples in the countryside. Good … Continue reading
1. Fish sauce. A salty clear-ish liquid made from fishies like anchovies. Add chilies and lime juice and splash on just about anything. 2. Ice tea and ice coffee. Usually served in a tumbler with one or more big chunks … Continue reading