Recent Articles

With our tickets clutched tightly in my hand Joanne and I followed some ticket-bearing Chinese people through a gate toward the trains. Thinking we were headed to Guangzhou I kept repeating “Canton?” and “Kuang Chou?” but got...

In 1983, China was still an enemy country so information in English that would help travellers find their way around and communicate with locals was almost nonexistent. Before we left I had obtained a dictionary in Vancouver...

Recent Books

Shafted - A Mystery

Auxiliary cop Margo Jamieson’s discovery of a nasty note in a dead man’s golf jacket sends her to local historian John Larssen for help. The conflicting...

Sidetracked: The struggle for BC's Fossils

What began as a hunting trip to British Columbia’s Northern Rockies in 2000 turns into one of the province’s most important fossil finds – the Monroe...

Kluane National Park - Cottonwood Trail

This is the park’s Cadillac trail and one of its most popular. To do this hike you should be totally independent and in moderately fit condition. The trail...