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Exploring Canada by motorcycle
This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.
My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I...
Driving (s)kills

Driving (s)kills

Lifestyle June 11, 2018

I really wonder why so many people passed drivers ed. Oh wait, none is required in many North American cities like Calgary.

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Why I Voluntarily Opted To Spend The Night At The Airport
Have you ever booked a flight early in the morning? I do this all the time. When I get to my destination, I have at least some of the day left to get settled in and explore. And, I get a bonus vacation day added to my trip for... Read more
Why A Healthy Work Life Balance Is Hugely Overrated

A work life balance is important. Even some job ads talk about how the company you’re about to work for will “allow” for a great work / life balance.

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Turn Your Passion For Words Into A Freelance Writing Career
An beach in Hawaii. A coffee shop in South America. A city in Europe. The East Coast of Canada. What do these locations have in common? In each of these and in many other remote places, I know of writers who are freelancing with a fair degree of success.... Read more
My favourite old church in Alberta – destroyed by fire
I’m heartbroken to hear about this beautiful place burning down. This past Sunday afternoon I decided to take my motorcycle for the first somewhat longer ride of the season to Canmore, Alberta. Somewhere along highway 1A between Calgary and Canmore was the site of this church, the oldest protestant church in... Read more
Why a work-life balance is overrated

A work-life balance is overrated. Life became much more enjoyable when I finally gave up on the illusion of separation between work and life. On most days my vocation feels like a vacation.

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My deal with a four-year-old girl
A while ago, a 4 year old girl came to my booth at one of the art festivals I participated in, looking for freebies. Quite excited about the free wristband in her all-time favourite colour (blue!) I gave her, she wanted to buy my book. Her mom wouldn’t let... Read more
An open letter to Mother Nature
Dear Mother Nature… and a long list of complaints follow. Alleged affairs with Jack Frost in winter, menopausal hot flashes in summer. Especially in Calgary, we’re never happy with what Mother Nature throws at us. Then again we don’t seem to realize that the definition of a Human Being... Read more
Exploring Canada by motorcycle

This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.

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A little known story about the oldest church in Alberta, Canada

The historic McDougall Memorial United Church is located a short drive west from Calgary. In summer, I love to enjoy these country roads on my motorcycle and avoid the busy highway on my way to Canmore, Banff or beyond.

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