A short time after moving to Canada, I heard about a new mall that had opened in Vancouver, called “Crystal Mall”. It was said to cater mainly to Asian…
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Today, nothing I am doing seems important. There is war in Europe. Yes, WAR. One big powerful country didn’t like what their tiny neighbour was doing…
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I want the Canadian government to protect the interests of the 90% of Canadians who aren't morons. I've had about enough of this crap. It's time for the…
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Vicarious Travel Blog, Day 19: Some stories are so unbelievable, they must be true. This one is. Yesterday, Thomas and his girlfriend traveled by train…
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I moved to Canada in 1999, and it took me a while to overcome the culture shock. Bread now has sugar in it, and 110V power outlets are weak. But life is…
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Fairy dust, everywhere.
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Vicarious Travel Blog, Day 20: The kids arrived in Athens today. No, nobody lost any wallets or bags or phones today. At least I didn’t get a call about…
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You stand on the sidelines and you freeze your butt off. The wind is so strong, it almost blows you over. Rain is cutting your face like a thousand…
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When you just want to delete it all.
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Scrolling through Twitter today brought tears to my eyes, several times. While there is war raging in the Ukraine, the world has come together to fight…
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Vicarious Travel Blog, Day 1: Yesterday, my 20-year-old Thomas and his girlfriend of two years, Brie, started their 6 week trip around Europe. They left…
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The other day I glanced in the mirror and recoiled from my own image: I looked like I was 65. The skin under my eyes was hanging in folds, my neck was…
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