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NOVA SCOTIA: THE END OF OUR ROAD

NOVA SCOTIA: THE END OF OUR ROAD

A SHORT STORY ABOUT SOME FOLKS FROM NOVA SCOTIA A sea-mist hung over the dirt track leading down to Whale Cove. On setting out you might think there’s not much down there – a concrete wharf, a few sheds, a broken fishing boat and a couple of seagulls crouched on the...
NEWFOUNDLAND

NEWFOUNDLAND

VIKING DAWN It’s somewhat ironic how Canadians are such amiable people, when amongst the first European settlers to arrive here were the descendants of a mass-murderer from Reykjavik. As penance for slaughtering Eyiolf the Foul (including impaling several members from...
CANADA: REASONS TO LINGER IN THE PRAIRIES

CANADA: REASONS TO LINGER IN THE PRAIRIES

I guess you never know how you might react to a bear walking into your path … until the day a bear walks into your path. And they said it would be so boring out here in the prairies. The mountain folk back west had nothing good to say about the prairies, after we told...

IMAGES OF ALASKA

It’s good to see the old pioneer spirit is alive and kicking here in Alaska. From the back of Valdez we take a walk up the track beside Mineral Creek. It draws us into a steep-sided valley, the sun that we have finally been blessed with sparkling on the late-morning...