There can be no doubt, my Cirkut No. 6 Outfit draws attention wherever it goes. It is a beautiful thing to behold, this wood and brass camera perched atop its spindly wood tripod. And to witness it in motion, engine purring as the camera slowly rotates, is a mesmerizing experience. I see its effect on... Continue Reading →
The Christmas Train: Day Two
Putting aside the existential train schedule, the Canadian is one of the best train experiences I have had. The food, served on white linen tablecloths with real china, has been excellent. Today's brunch was a tasty ravioli with lobster in a cream sauce. Dinner, a well-prepared rack of lamb. Even the shower - there's one... Continue Reading →
A Dog Goes West: Part Three
On this final leg of his western tour, our greyhound Styxx makes his way home to Winnipeg through the mountains of BC, the ranchlands of southern Alberta and the prairies of Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
A Dog Goes West: Part Two
Styxx, our greyhound/lurched continues his vacation, leaving Banff, heading to Vancouver and back to Kelowna in the Okanagan Wine district.
A Dog Goes West: Part One
We take our rescue greyhound, Styxx, on his first road trip west, from Winnipeg to Vancouver. This is Part One of that journey, ending in Banff, Alberta.