Category Archives: My Writings

A Time for Family

It is often said ‘This is the time for Family’. Thinking back to the Christmas’s of the past it is the memories  with my friends and family that I remember. We as a family would watch all the Christmas classics. Charles Dickens ‘A … Continue reading

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Where My Sandals Take Me: Tenerife, Canary Islands

They say the Canary Islands have the perfect climate with temperatures rarely going below 20 degrees Celsius and with the locals finding it hot when it goes above 30. It is much more than what many call the perfect climate that … Continue reading

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Where My Sandals Take Me: Malaga – Spain’s Forgotten Gem

When people think of traveling to Spain, Malaga is not the first place that comes to mind. Malaga however,  has a bit of everything. Malaga will not only satisfy the most discerning traveller but leave them wishing they could stay … Continue reading

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Where My Sandals Take Me: Spain

The anticipation of a great adventure is often better than the experience, but this is not the case as my sandals took me to Spain. Well to be more exact it was Air France that brought us from Canada to … Continue reading

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Tahquitz Canyon: What We Can Learn from the Legend

When you tell someone you are going to Palm Springs their first thought is always golfing. They may then start to think about the restaurants, the retirement communities, the casino, shopping but rarely does the conversation lead to hiking. The Palm … Continue reading

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We Are What We Think and Do

The time has come where we need to re-define the world we live in. We find ourselves at a time in history, where despite a world with endless potential, we are mired in war, poverty, environmental issues and where many people’s human … Continue reading

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Is There a Monster Under our Bed?

Negative campaign ads are nothing new. They have been part of our politics for far to long. In this election however, negative campaigns have taken a different twist. Fear has become a major theme. Fear of others, fear of the future … Continue reading

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