These are five great wines from the British Columbia’s Okanagan you’ll be hearing about in the mainstream media if you haven’t already.
Off the coast of Victor Harbor in South Australia, Southern Right Whales keep returning in ever-increasing numbers to seek safe sanctuary from predators in these waters during breeding season.
A runner thinks about a friend who may be dying, and gains insight from the meditative practice of putting one foot in front of another.
I’d done some stupid things in my life, and even more strange ones, but one of the weirdest was performing in a play about three women who were bitter and angry at men, in a federal prison. A men’s federal prison.
Life As A Human is pleased to present another adventure in Sandra’s Phinney’s travel and exploration series, Travelling Thoughts. This time she goes into “the deep unknown” in the wilds of Nova Scotia, following the footsteps of Mark Twain’s biographer and a military spy.
I saw Darth Vader near the Inner Harbour today, a sure sign that spring is approaching. A few hardy buskers keep going through the dark days of winter in Victoria, but street performers like Darth generally keep a low profile until the weather gets warmer. It requires a certain bravura to dress up like Darth […]
Last weekend my good friend Andrea and I went camping. That’s right, in mid March, while it was still technically winter. We. Went. Camping. This is one of the many things I love about the west coast of Canada. We’re really not part of Canada at all. We pretend. We’re all Hockey! And Eh! and […]
Does the Western world really get the truth about what is happening in far-flung countries? Do reporters overseas see the real picture – the big picture? These issues are explored in second installment of My Private Sudan from writer and helicopter pilot Allan Cram in which his recollections of Sudan differ dramatically from reports in some Western newspapers.
If you’ve been missing George W. and his crazy antics, here’s a little snip of his most recent faux pas — the already-famous hand wipe!
Bestselling novelist Steven Erikson gives us a glimpse into his creative process by deconstructing an excerpt from his much-anticipated next novel in the Malazan Book of the Fallen series.