Author Archives: Stu

Dear Mr Prime Minister

One of the biggest challenges faced today by the average citizen in most countries is the absolute massive volume of information and data that one needs to filter and make sense of on a daily basis. Little wonder that we … Continue reading

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Oh Dear Sad City of Victoria

At what point will the citizens of the City of Victoria wake up and deal with the sad little coterie of city councillors that continue to dismember a once fine city. Let’s not parse Councillor Isitt’s words but take them … Continue reading

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He had a beautiful smile…

In my wife’s words, he had a beautiful smile. I first met José Enrique in February of 2006. I could only guess his age although I would have said he was in his mid to late 20’s. He was tall, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day – My Canadian Perspective

I am generationally defined as a baby-boomer. I was born at a time of relative global peace and unlike my father and my grandfather before me, I have never been compelled to join an armed force and go to war. … Continue reading

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We the living…

I just don’t get it. “Jane Doe had a long and memorable career in ‘x’ and she will be sadly missed by those whose lives she touched…. As per her wishes there will be no memorial service” I see this … Continue reading

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I live in a world of words however sometimes they are not enough

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Yes – today is your birthday! (OK I couldn’t wait – a day early but…)

I have a million pictures and we could scroll through them all with awe and amazement but I have only put up a few. You have given us a wonderful gift and in turn we hope you will appreciate a … Continue reading

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A Canadian Thanksgiving Reflection

Our good friends at Wikipedia tell us that the Canadian Thanksgiving celebration has existed in various forms since the late 1500’s, it moved to being a fall harvest festival in the 1870’s, and finally in 1957 the Federal government passed … Continue reading

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