Summer Reboot

Companions from Nepal and Spain retired as lavender planters

After two years of posting a new story each month it’s time to take a couple of months for site maintenance, upgrade and, perhaps, rebooting the design. Until September then, here’s a retrospective of adventures and reflections shared so far, from first to latest.

Aug 2018 Leaps of Faith     (Life lessons from skydiving)

Sep 2018 Resilience – Reflections on the Swissair Tragedy   (Twenty years after)

Sep 2018 A Lunenburg Sketch-About  (Lessons on painting – and life)

Oct 2018 Trekking to Mount Everest – Goals and Intentions  (Nepal, 2013)

Nov 2018 Thoughts for Remembrance Day     (Holland, 1941 and 2018)

Dec 2018 Comfort and Joy – Wartime Version  (Christmas in the former Yugoslavia)

Jan 2019 Sighting the Promised Land     (Mount Nebo in Jordan)

Feb 2019 Lowering Flags at Wagah Crossing  (On the Pakistan-India border)

Mar 2019 Hanoi – Reflections on the “American War”    (and a compelling work of art)

Apr 2019 Camino de Santiago – On the Frontier Between Faith and Culture

May 2019 Beyond Words – Reflections on Tai Shan    (A Chinese pilgrimage)

Jun 2019 Istanbul – A feast for the imagination and senses

Jul 2019 Being Human on the Moon   (The 1969 Moon landing)

Aug 2019 Nautical Royalty and the Migrant Experience   (Immigrating by sea, 1953)

Sep 2019 Ship Strikes – A Whales’ Eye View    (On a Cold War submarine patrol)

Oct 2019 From Baalbek to Beiirut – It’s a Small World     (Lebanon, 2018)

Nov 2019 Opening the Iron Curtain – Germany 1989    (Reflections 30 years later)

Dec 2019 A Mountain in Tibet – the Kailash Kora

Jan 2020 Deadly Echoes – Talks in Tehran, 2004   (Ukranian Airlines 752)

Feb 2020 Days of Our Youth – Trans-Canada Airlines and Malton Airport

Mar 2020 Prince(s) of Wales – San Diego, California     (On meeting Prince Charles)

Apr 2020 The Pangolin Strikes Back    (Thoughts on the Pandemic)

May 2020 Virus – The Movie                       (Film-making in Halifax, 1980)

Jun 2020 A James Bond Moment in Pakistan   (Gwadar, 2008)