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QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Today the Queen becomes the longest serving monarch in British history. OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE LONDON CITY AIRPORT, 5 NOVEMBER, 1987 Or how the Queen came to celebrate my birthday!! The official ceremony of the opening of the new London … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING AQSA

Passing through Fonthill, Ontario recently, I stopped to pay my respects to the monument erected to the memory of Aqsa Parvez.

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Flora MacDonald

 Canada’s former minister of External Affairs, Flora MacDonald, has died at the age of 89. Certainly one of the best Prime Ministers we never had.  FLORA IN ACTION AT THE UNITED NATIONS I snapped the above photo a couple of years … Continue reading

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GIVE JUSTICE TO THE WEAK AND THE ORPHAN;

MAINTAIN THE RIGHT OF THE LOWLY AND THE DESTITUTE.  PSALM 82.3 My  ISIS defying pilgrimage hike out to Runnymede last fall continues to pay dividends. The good folks at the University of York in Yorkshire have seen fit to use … Continue reading

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800 Years Today!!

Today, Monday, June 15 is the year’s most  important anniversary.Eight centuries ago, King John I  found himself in the  muddy field of Runnymede on a bend of the River Thames near Windsor Castle with the great foundational document of modern … Continue reading

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NEPALESE HIKE

 The masssive earthquake in Nepal brought back a flood of memories from a hike I did there back in the early seventies. The following images are some legacy photos I took using an old roll film camera. I had only … Continue reading

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SALUTE TO THE SALMON

I was fortunate to finally view the salmon spawning spectacle on the Adams River near Shuswap, British Columbia. EARLIER SALMON FISHING TRIP ON HAIDA GWAII, BRITISH COLUMBIA  ADAMS RIVER, SHUSWAP, BRITISH COLUMBIA SALMON READY TO SPAWN ADAMS RIVER WELCOME CENTRE View … Continue reading

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

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ENDERBY CLIFFS HIKE

ENDERBY, BRITISH COLUMBIA This panorama was taken half way up the Enderby Cliffs hike. The town itself can be seen in the top left corner with the Shuswap river flowing through the central valley below.  Anthony Hopkins was scheduled to … Continue reading

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VIRGIN GALACTIC

SPACE IS VIRGIN TERRITORY In the heart of London’s “Clubland” on Pall Mall is the booking office for Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, just a hundred yards down from the Reform Club (where Phineas Fogg made his famous bet to … Continue reading

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