Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dangerous Games

‘Republic of Doyle’,  a Newfoundland TV action series, was looking for extra’s for a crowd scene last summer. My friend Lydia and I decided to give it a go. What a day! We rubbed shoulders with Jake and all his … Continue reading

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Arrested?

I am proud of my son, Stefan, for many reasons. But one that always warms my heart is his care for others.  Team sports are his passion and as he was growing up, when he played a game of hockey, soccer or … Continue reading

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Checkpoints

Two events over the past decade have impacted  my attitude toward travel. Air travel became more problematic after 9/11, as security concerns took precidence over personal privacy. Mahar Arar proved that my country will not necessarily protect me if I get … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

Tel Aviv from the air! The familiarity of landing in fog is common to all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who fly into St Johns. I was astounded to find that in Tel Aviv the ‘fog’ I see is actually dust. We circled the … Continue reading

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