…AS NOTED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF “NUBRA VALLEY ODYSSEY” Saw this in a shop window – had to buy it! Advertisements

Victoria, B.C. Home of the World’s Tallest Totem Pole

Victoria’s totem pole in Beacon Hill Park is the world’s fourth-tallest totem pole, a 38.8-metre (127 ft) work carved by Kwakwaka’wakw craftsman Mungo Martin, and erected in 1956 and was when built, the world’s tallest.

The Leaf Blower

Minnie, an outspoken sixtyish widow, rents half of a duplex from Herman, a seventyish widower who occupies the other half. Over time, their landlord-tenant relationship has evolved into a probative friendship, albeit at… Continue reading


Parking Lot

Let’s Start a War – From the Yet-To-Be-Published Novel

  “Is that honest?” Wingwright asked, admitting to himself that the question was fatuous . . . “We’re running a government here, Sir. Honesty has nothing to do with it . . .”


Victoria – the Writer’s Home Since 2005


Kite Day in Bermuda

Nubra Valley Odyssey

This is a Himalayan guest house where Kate stayed nearly 2 months before setting out on her motorcycle journey.

On the Baie Chaleur

In Shigawake – a few years ago

LET’S START A WAR – From the yet-to-be-published novel

“What we had were too many leaders in business and politics who succumbed to the trappings of power, and turned their vision and minds inward on themselves instead of outward to the people… Continue reading