…The man from New Zealand in his pickup. Building a house on the north end, all the trees he chopped are now going to make the deck and the fittings. He came to Salt Spring for a weekend 29 years ago and now his son is in his final two years at the high school. [...]
Fairtrade Organic Full-cafe latte grande with mocha-choc and extra whipped cream:
I’m sitting with Frank Neuman, the computer whiz of the Salt Spring
Archives, who keeps digging up photos of my great grandmother, one
wandering a beach with her sisters…in full skirt and blouse and
necktie and boots, no doubt with a corset and bustle underneath.
I’m in Canada and today the sun is shining.
For those with more time or with more boring jobs:
I’ve been in Ganges, Salt Spring Island, for exactly 32 hours and I have already had lunch on the site of my great-great grandfather’s home (which is now a golf club..as in building where people who play golf [...]
The boat trip was amazing.
Called ‘The Rocket’, for reasons unknown as it takes 28hours, the boat is a once bright yellow Paddle
steamer, which runs between Dhaka and Khulna, stopping at several ports on the way. For any of you with maps of Bangladesh,