All – a number of people on the mailing list said they didn’t get a notification about the last post which was sent just after Canada Day – so I’ll try again – hopefully this time it works – the blog is the one immediately preceding this one.
After two years of COVID, being able to celebrate Canada Day again at Cusheon cove with friends and family was something special. Nature cooperated with an absolutely perfect day, and Tom and Dtik were the perfect hosts as usual. Dtik organized an amazing smorgasbord of Canadian and Asian food and Tom quarterbacked the entire event. A highlight for me was… Read the rest “Canada Day – Cusheon Cove”
Despite a cooler and wetter than average spring, a variety of flowers (and some weeds) are adding a bit of colour to the garden. Everything is looking really lush and green and once we get a stretch of warm weather there will be another big growth spurt, particularly in the veggie garden. Click on the following link or the image … Read the rest “Spring Flowers”
A few shots of Una taken on Grey Cup Sunday. She seems to have maxed out at around 50 lbs (8 months old). Her favourite activity is to fetch and retrieve, which she will do until your arm falls off. Una is unbelievably fast – a trait that definitely comes from the Aussie Shephard (mothers) side and not the dad’s… Read the rest “Una in Action”
I’ve just finished re-reading Ken Haigh’s first book “Under the Holy Lake – A memoir of Eastern Bhutan”. Ken and I overlapped for a year while we were both teachers at Jigme Sherubling high school in Khaling, eastern Bhutan. Ken arrived a year before me, and left at the start of my second year (our contracts were for two years).… Read the rest “Khaling, 1988”