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Olympic endeavours while eating cheese sandwiches

Have you been watching the Olympics? Of course you have. What amazing athletes. What death-defying sports. What the hell are those kids thinking when …

Screaming, swearing, and no fish dinner

The engine screamed, its high-pitched whine audible above the loud rap music that I’d slammed …

Hey Kyle, long time no see

Hey, look who it is. It’s Kyle! You know Kyle, don’t ya? You’ve got to. He’s here, there,…

Biting winds and yeasty bans

Imagine the scenario: there I was all ready to write my column about the pond hockey championship that…

How to ride an ostrich, with dignity

As mentioned in my last missive, I spent last week soaking up the sun on the beautiful island…

Winter warmers

For the first couple of winters that I lived in Canada I revelled in the frigid temperatures, the wondrous white landscapes and even the chore of shovelling the driveway. I…

Nature’s symphony

Have you ever stopped and taken time to really listen to the sounds of the…

Burning hogs, tossing rocks and wearing wigs

“Do you fancy a spot of curling?” asked a friend recently. This took me by…

Under cover in camp

Sshhh! Don’t make a sound or they might be onto me. And knowing this bunch…

Wonderfully weirdly wet, or not

Do you know just how hard it is to describe the sound of rain? Just…

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