‘Ayo Gorkhali!’

| September 24, 2021

Gurkha VC Statue in Aldershot Learning of a new soldier Victoria Cross statue, to be unveiled on Saturday 25 September 2021, has brought back memories of my work with the Piper James Cleland Richardson VC Statue  Committee in Chilliwack, B.C. Knowing the many hours it has taken working with a team dedicated to seeing the […]

These Legs Need to Journey

| January 16, 2021

Pen and Key The quiet suggests a slight hint of echo within my ears. They too…like all of self are searching, my mind races towards an endless sea of pages, facing not upwards but viewed from their edges. Within the constant turning only the blur of ideas. No story…no pictures…only endless notes posted haphazard to […]

Fellowship

| May 29, 2019

A late night to be sure Trees hang over the road…this way home. Dark as those that absorb all light, blue-black sky, silver ripples bared across the water. To write of the night…the dark…exceptional stillness, save for scampering thoughts. This night I have been, watched and listened. I have seen trees as witnesses, branches as […]

The Echoes of History

| May 7, 2017

Echo 1 Finding Tales within the Mortar The days turn warm and the flowers come out sharing their colours for all of us who walk by, as steadfast pollinators dance between petals. Their steady hum another song to this ear. I watch as a robin on duty, fleet of foot, tilts its head towards the […]

BASED ON TRUE EVENTS

| January 5, 2016

Bridge of Spies and my Zweibrücken (Two Bridges) I step into the cold December night and wander towards the theatre. Tonight was to have been a blog about prisoners of war of the 16th Battalion CEF, but as I watch the blog become scrambled across the page I realize tonight is not the time to sort […]