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
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!
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
December 5th was International Volunteer Day, which I hold rather dear to my heart. When many, many, many of us do little things to make the world a better place, change happens. To celebrate the day, I wrote a piece … Continue reading
Today, Nov. 25th is the United Nations Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women. Here is my article for Innovate Development in honour of the Day.
At KOTO Restaurant, disadvantaged youth get a fresh start at a new culinary career. Great food, great concept! Here’s my story on Innovate Development’s website.
In Kathmandu, an “ethical” circus has given new hope to young survivors of human trafficking…a post I wrote for Innovate Development.
I posted this story about moringa trees in Haiti recently on the Innovate Development site. Will check the study at year end to see what they have found.