Category Archives: Travel

Walking the Walk …

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/todays-paper/Pedestrian+friendly+city+should+priority/5523186/story.html Ms Bramham’s stats confirm what I’ve believed for a long time. We just don’t need a car as much as we once did, and the quality of our neighbourhood is the main reason. We each walked 40 K in … Continue reading

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Ahoy, earthling!

This morning’s paper has an item on Voyager, launched in 1977. In the first Star Trek movie, Voyager — called V’Ger — has moved so far from earth that it is adopted by a race of machines in a remote … Continue reading

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Afghan women face health risks wearing burkas …

Afghan women face health risks by wearing burkas, activist says BY TIFFANY CRAWFORD ticrawford@ vancouversun. com The Vancouver Sun 20 Nov 2010 Burkas are causing health problems for women in Afghanistan because their bodies are not absorbing enough vitamin D … Continue reading

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Carnival autocrats did their jobs and blew it …

It was the least they could do … The blame for that stranded cruise ship, The Carnival Splendor, lies squarely at the feet of the company, Carnival Cruises. We’re all on the outside looking in, so the optics of this fiasco … Continue reading

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