Pathetic run today after work. It was my favorite Stanley Park circuit but the performance was awful. It took me 70 minutes to cover 12 km, when I normally do the 11 km Trout Lake run in under an hour. But for my own defense, I will invoke the fact that I had a bad…Details
So for the first time this year, Canada is doing a remarkable job at PISSING ME OFF. An hour and a half on the bus and the SkyTrain to Coquitlam to attend a West Coast Soaring Club meeting, which is only held once a month and I’ve missed the two previous months because of my…Details
… Which makes me consider the crucial value of “Radical Moves”. Some were split-second decisions, others were rehearsed mentally for hours or even days. All of them, however, have led me where I am today, through a maze of coincidences and fateful turns. It was all scarily accurate. It was, for instance, opting for the…Details
The year was 1993. I had been working with Club Med for about a year when I finally got the assignment I’d been waiting for: a six month season on board Club Med 1 in the Caribbean. Then it was six more months on Club Med 2 in New Caledonia, which turned into a year…Details
I was recently posting from the waterfront and mentioned a passing ship, to which someone replied: "Where’s the picture of the ship?" Well, here we go. The ship was Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess. She was back in Vancouver a couple of days ago and I went for a closer look. The 116,000 gross tons ship…Details
"Run, Forest, run!"
"Kids, yell with me: Wil-son!!!"
Port Moody isn’t so bad after all…