Category Archive: Personal

TRUE TO KATE HUNTINGTON’S OUTLOOK ON LIFE…

…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.

B.C. LEGISLATURE BUILDING, VICTORIA

Victoria – the Writer’s Home Since 2005

BERMUDA

Kite Day in Bermuda

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.  

The Writer’s Travels

I’ve been to Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Holy See (Vatican City State), Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein,… 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

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