Category Archives: Ruminations

  I love travelling and photographing far away places. As a digital journalist I’m always trying to “capture the moment” in new and unique ways, especially when it involves the culture and daily life of the people I meet along the way. What I’m not so passionate about is focusing my time and creative energy […]

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Today I turned 70 years old. That’s a big milestone. Okay it’s not a world record or anything, but it’s surely something to be celebrated, because not everybody makes it this far. Every milestone achieved represents another bullet dodged; it’s a feat to be welcomed, not regretted. If you’re really fortunate like me, it’s an […]

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As self-proclaimed Bucket List Adventurers (BLAs), Jana Kristin and I like to spend as much time as possible travelling to strange and exotic places for the purpose of photography.  Actually this is not exactly true…we’re always excited to travel, and we’ll shoot almost anything, whether it’s strange, exotic, or not.   We’re often asked to […]

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Hong Kong is a natural stopping off point for travellers flying from North America to Asia. Since most flights arrive in the evening, and many locals speak English, it’s a handy place to quickly get reoriented to a new time zone, confident that the sheets will be clean, the bathrooms will be disinfected, and the […]

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More than a week has passed since the final fireworks of 2015 exploded in front of the Grandstand at Stampede Park. The midway is gone. The infield is silent.  The house guests have evaporated. The rough stock have returned to Stampede Ranch, and the employees and volunteers are sighing with the knowledge that after August […]

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