The things you bring home

One day on the road tends to be very much like another. It’s the same routine, the same questions, the same grind. It just happens against a changing backdrop. The routine is punctuated by moments of  generosity, or serendipity, or hospitality that make you exult in the human. Sometimes, there are unexpected gifts- book, pieces of […]

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Remembrance 2015

    Last year, I was in the UK on Remembrance day. I wrote a  blog post  from there and used a picture I had taken  at the war memorial in Galashiels, Scotland. I made the arty choice of using the “black and white” filter. In doing so, I  completely missed a poignant detail. On the right […]

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Why I fly the Red Ensign

  I’ve never  been a flag waver. My patriotism is a little closer to the bone. It doesn’t need bells and whistles. Since the late 90’s, however, I have made a point of flying a flag on Canada Day, but the one I fly is the Red Ensign. Here’s why. In the late 90’s I […]

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Memorial Hall

I had an amazing gig on Sunday, the 6th. It was a benefit for Horizons, a charity that does great work in Guatamala. The event was Writers and friends. Three Authors and one musician. Catherine Bush, David Macfarlane and Priscilla Uppal . I love events where two or more genres meet. It was great to listen […]

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