Nelson Mandela has passed and I feel a ‘gap’ or an emptiness in the world’s energy. It isn’t just all the wonderful kudos and expressions of sadness. No, it is more, much more than that. This gentleman epitomized forgiveness – he walked the talk and …Read More
Ho, Ho, Bah!!
It’s okay now. It is early December and I am out of – what has been charitably described as – my Grinch/Scrooge mode. And it is true I suppose. Every year, I get bent more and more out of shape, by the increasing earliness …Read More
Horses and Carriages – The Conundrum
Walking Judd the Rockweiler the other morning, when a horse and carriage clip-clopped by. I love that sound and there are several of these carriages that do business in Victoria. I love horses. I love riding them,smelling them,feeding them,grooming them and rubbing their velvety muzzles. …Read More
Cycle Observations on a Victoria Day
Hopped on the bicycle to ride down to Canadian Tire today: Saw one fellow sitting on a downtown sidewalk, with his hat on the ground in front of him, hoping for donations from the tourists. Very close to him was a busker, ‘earning’ her donations. …Read More
What Are The BC Liberals Thinking?!
The BC Liberals have fallen into the Guergis-Jaffer trap. That is, they started to believe their own press. Whereas Helena Guergis and her husband epitomized ‘entitlement’, the BC Libs have long thought themselves ‘omnipotent’. I call it the ‘we are so far ahead of the …Read More
A Victoria Winter
I have a definite love-hate relationship with Victoria, British Columbia. Take today for example. It is 18+ celsius and sunny – the perfect Victoria winter day. Judd the dog and I walked down to Fisherman’s Wharf Park, so he could watch his seal friends beg …Read More