Exciting News, The Ring Has Arrived

Exciting News, The Ring Has Arrived

The original story of love between a Metis woman, Jane Howse, and Sam Livingston, a flamboyant Irishman, first published as Tell Me, Grandmother in 1985 by McClelland and Stewart, has been updated with new information, a new cover, and approximately additional...
There’s a Seal in my Sleeping Bag

There’s a Seal in my Sleeping Bag

So how did I, as a speech and drama teacher from Australia, get into this role as Mother Theresa of the Animal World in Canada? It all started with eagles. On the eve of my departure back to Australia to teach at university after several years hitchhiking in Africa,...
Cambodia (Cambodia Kids)

Cambodia (Cambodia Kids)

I cannot forget her. The image of a child standing bare-footed in the diminutive door frame of a tenth century temple in Cambodia remains etched in my mind as a symbol of this country’s recent re-awakening. Her soft pink blouse and pastel floral skirt, even the dainty...
Norway (Paddling Through Postcards In Norway)

Norway (Paddling Through Postcards In Norway)

My love affair with Norway – its fiords, mountains and offshore islands – is the reason I live in British Columbia. Mind you, on my first visit to Norway – a ski holiday in Geilo – I also fell in love with my Norwegian ski instructor (aren’t all girls attracted to...