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Moonstruck: Strawberry Moon

Visiting British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, I stayed in Kelowna for a reunion of good friends. Beyond the great company and waterfront hotel, I was treated to incredible moonlit skies.

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In the Gallery

In Toronto’s Distillery District last month, I appreciated a number of pieces in the Thompson Landry Gallery’s Cooperage Space … and all the more so when juxtaposed, as with these pieces, with the exposed brick and with (perhaps original?) fixtures such as those…

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Return of the Herons

The herons are back! The Pacific Great Blue Herons, that is. I laugh, thinking about just how bemused my 20-something (or even 30-something) self would have been to think that this would be a big deal to me, but it…

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Unmasked

In Old Havana, by the Palacio Segundo Cabo, this man worked his way about the square, entertaining tourists and local school children alike. This was no mean feat given his stilts and the uneven condition of the walkways in Havana. After some time in…

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Working the Malecón: Havana, Cuba

In Havana, you’ll find people clustered here and there on the Malecón night and day. You can walk or run along the gently curving seawall, as long as the waves don’t flood the surrounding neighbourhood, as they did a week or…

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Cloud Nine: Over the Florida Keys

When you fly, do you book an aisle seat? I know many people do – some in order to avoid a sense of claustrophobia, and others for the convenience of not needing to climb over others’ legs when you need…

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Night Skies Over Toronto

Flying in to Toronto late last month, the city’s lights were sparkling and the freeways were ribbons of glittering gold.

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Cruising Cuba’s Coastline

Who doesn’t love classic cars? I’m back from travels to Cuba, which began with a brief stay in Varadero. While there were a few modern cars such as this yellow one, more of them were of a much older vintage… ……

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Singapore’s River Walk

In Singapore, a stroll along the River Walk is a visual feast. Perched on the water’s edge, and at the base of the office towers, are dozens of restaurants. By the Cavenagh Bridge, you’ll find the transition back to Old…

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Full Moon Rising

We’ve had a cool but gorgeous day here in Vancouver. The mountains are snow capped, and the skies were clear. Here on one mountaintop, the sunset skies held shades of blue and pink … … and a rising full moon. Here…

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