2018 April Squamish Estuary

Spring hasn’t quite sprung on the west coast with wet, cool weather forcast for another week or two. However the signs are there with plants beginning to leaf out in sheltered/warmer nooks and crannies and many birds aggressively demonstrating fitness to mate through plumage and song – we also saw our first bear of the […]

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2018 March HCMC

After Yangon, I flew to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in southern Vietnam which is the largest city in the country (approximately 13 million) and its commercial centre. I’ve been coming here for approximately 20 years and it is amazing to see the rapid pace of development, with the skyline dotted with construction cranes. […]

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2018 March Singapore

After Botswana I was able to spend most of a week in Singapore attending a conference and a variety of business meetings. Singapore is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world and it is extremely easy to get around the island state using public transit – it also has an increasingly vibrant […]

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