One of the aspects of my work I like the most is that I have so many opportunities to meet women doing fantastic work and, often, to travel to places I would not otherwise get to see. Most of my Continue reading Northern reflections
If your house mailbox, email inbox and voice mail are like mine, they are full of requests from organization after organization asking for your financial support. Street soliciting for charities is also on the rise at this time of year. Continue reading The giving season is upon us
When my partner’s son, at the age of 8 or 9, decided he wanted to play hockey, it did not fill my heart with joy. My younger brother had eschewed hockey in favour of speed skating and, as a teenager, Continue reading The good ole hockey game!
With these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner bemoaned the absence of drinkable water while he was surrounded by salty sea water. No doubt, he would have been just as horrified by the current state of those same seas, now Continue reading “Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink.”