Back from Costa Rica. Had a fantastic time visiting friends and reconnecting with one of my favorite places on earth. Stories to come soon.

Feb Podcast is Up

Episode 2 of Adventures In Business is up on iTunes. This month’s story is about getting lost in the¬†Swiss Alps with a toboggan and members of the Swiss girl’s gymnastic team. Seriously. I couldn’t make it up any better. Also very cool (but in a different way) is this month’s ‘Business Therapy’ guest, Kim from …

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Costa Rica Bound

Perry Surfing

Nothing makes Febrary better than a trip to the ocean! Tomorrow I return to some of my favourite places to see good friends above and below the water and check in on the life I left behind… Here’s a story from a few years back. It was Christmas Day ’03 and I was out surfing… …

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Orphanage Clothing

Orphanage Clothing

Just recorded a great call with Kim from Orphanage Clothing for the next podcast. Hailing from Halifax, NS, Orphanage makes super cool fashion from old clothes and has been catching the eye of artists like Hawsksley Workman and Brian Borcherdt, who have been rocking the funky fashion at recent shows. Look for it next week!

Peaceful Resistance

As we began our descent into San Jose, Costa Rica the pursor announced that they would be coming through the cabin to spray a non-toxic insecticide approved by the World Health Organization. The announcment was quick, carefully timed and totally unexpected. Determined to prevent this from happening I coralled two of the three cabin crew …

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Buttons for Isha

Buttons for Isha

A tribute to the legacy of my great-grandfather Usher Herman featuring my incredibly cute and articulate niece Isha at five years old. Recorded for CBC Radio One in the summer of 2003.