Chobe National Park: Love Affair with Lions

I saw lions today, my first in Africa, despite hitching from Cape to Cairo decades ago, despite visits to game farms and national parks earlier this year while sidling up the east coast of Africa on a cruise ship. Here at Chobe National Park by the Chobe River in...
Trip to The Ismaili Jamatkhana in Burnaby

Trip to The Ismaili Jamatkhana in Burnaby

Mention the words Islam and Muslim to many in the street these days and their thoughts turn to Sharia Law condoning the cutting off of hands, suicide martyrs dreaming of virgin in paradise, raped women being stoned…and many more negative images. Eight...

Buenos Dias from Buenos Aires

Buenos Dias from Buenos Aires which a couple of days ago had 80 inches of rain in 20 minutes, and caused havoc in this city of tango, parks and monuments – people were waist-high in water, power was off and traffic was stalled. I returned from Iguazu Falls in...
Lyn at the ‘Academy Awards’

Lyn at the ‘Academy Awards’

On  January 27th in the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, the President of the Simon Fraser University Alumni Association, Bernie Maroney,  presented me with the Outstanding Alumnus Of the Year Award for Arts and Culture. Such was the opulence of...