Category Archive: Memoir

Montreal Greats

I grew up to tales of Great Depression challenges and deprivation, and have vague memories of troop trains bringing soldiers home from World War Two. In literature I have read stories and memoirs… Continue reading

B.C. LEGISLATURE BUILDING, VICTORIA

Victoria – the Writer’s Home Since 2005

On the Baie Chaleur

In Shigawake – a few years ago

Nubra Valley Odyssey

The author traced his daughter Kate’s footsteps in the Nubra Valley.  

A Soldier’s Dread

I had a conversation with a young American soldier on an airplane forty years ago at a time when his countrymen were coming home from Vietnam in body bags. Out of a flight… Continue reading

Flying – Days of Yore

When I used to fly – in Jamaica

Nubra Valley Odyssey

Sand dunes at 10,000 feet, Himalayas, Nubra Valley.

Tales of the m/v Eastern Skies

Wild Atlantic storm

Tales of the m/v Eastern Skies

The Runic after decades of rusting on the reef. Extract from Tales of the m/v Eastern Skies.  Another freighter, the Runic, reputedly the largest refrigerator ship in the world at the time, smashed… Continue reading

Nubra Valley Odyssey

Speed Control System – Northern India