Recent Articles

John and I were leaving the cemetery in Cienfuego, Cuba when the cemetery attendant told us that the 55-year-old trade embargo against the Cubans had just been buried by the Americans. The attendant rejoiced,...

On May 6th, the Canadian government passed the Anti-Terrorism Act (Bill C-51.)According to the Angus Reed Poll taken days before, 82% of the people interviewed supported the bill. Of that group only 18% had read and...

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...

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...