Freedom… whatever that means

Shall we talk about slavery? I honestly did not know the term Juneteenth, but over the years I have begun to understand a little about the history of enslavement. However…

Cape Cod – New England’s Historic Playground

Welcome to the Cape I have now been coming to New England and Cape Cod on tour for four years, so just for fun I have just done a ‘Cape…

Florida in Depth – So Much More

Saint Augustine I recently returned to Florida to lead another comprehensive tour of the Sunshine State. As a mountain person, flat Florida is slightly out of my regular environment, yet…

The Rockies & Yellowstone

This has been a mountainous summer. Two countries, three jurisdictions, but just one time zone – mountain time (my time)! The University of Calgary Rather than travelling east-west, I have made…

The Six States of New England

Reflecting on New England As my refined smorgasbord of lobster, quaint towns, beautiful coastlines, rolling mountains and the extremely rich has come to an end, this is an opportunity to…

Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park

It had to be done! A handstand atop Cadillac Mountain 🙂 The New England Coast is beautiful. Naturally beautiful, architecturally beautiful and culturally beautiful. The highest point on the American…

Key West

Sunset from Mallory Square is one of the most famous sunsets in the world “… we’ll get there fast and then we’ll take it slow …” – The Beach Boys…

Niagara Falls

Overlooking the Falls on a beautiful fall day With the greatest volume of water of any waterfall on earth, Niagara’s powerful beauty is arguably one of the most accessible major…

Peace

Give Peace a Change Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. —Albert Einstein The world has become slightly less peaceful over the last year,…

Populist Political Rantings – We can do better

Loyalist Murals in Belfast – the art of propaganda I once listened to an Italian philosopher point out the obvious (paraphrased); “with the Internet, we now have access to almost…

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