Recent Articles

I’d been in Myanmar a week when an acquaintance from Vancouver and I went to see the Moustache Brothers, a world-famous satirical comedy show. While milling around after the show, we met Clare, who turned out to be one of the...

I didn’t have many heroes when I was a kid simply because I didn’t hear of many. There was the Olympic-gold medalist, Barbara Ann Scott but she quickly fell into obscurity and there were the comic book heroes like Little...

My granddaughter Paige and her boyfriend Alex were visiting this summer from Halifax where they are studying commerce at St. Mary’s University. They wanted an adventure before returning home....

Recent Books

English Department of the Spirit

This book is a comprehensive and detailed history of the generic English Department, beginning with the Elizabethan pre-school and grammar school. It shows...

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...