Summer Stomp-over

Exciting news today from Europe! Prince Perry has been chosen to co-headline the 8th annual Riverside Stomp Open Air Festival in Rheinufer Mainz-Kastel, Germany, June 2. This is international ska, rocksteady and reggae at its best! Surrounding the festival will be a busy week of shows in Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin, Aalen and other cities to …

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¡Qué sorpresa!

What a great surprise! When I decided to come back early from Costa Rica this year I was dreading the March weather that always seems to never let go. How nice to wake up to spring temps this morning. Even better is the long-term forecast, which bodes well for getting the boat in early. Can’t …

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It All Starts Now!

January 1 is the beginning of an exciting new adventure and this post is an invitation to laugh, cry and learn with me as I embark on a three-part foray into: COSTA RICA – Will be my new winter home-base. I have purchased a small cottage in Ojochal, a rural village on the south pacific …

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Summer with a smile

It was all smiles yesterday as the sun shone down. The first day of summer came with good news, both projects I have been pitching are a go! Now added to my roster of clients are the Salvation Army and a major food-products importer and exporter who wishes to remain anonymous. For the Sally Ann …

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Blast from the past

Did a short interview for a piece on skateboarding in Toronto. Great footage of the local scene and some of what’s been going on since I have been involved.

Las Nubes

I’ve been meaning to write about my trip to Costa Rica this spring but never seem to find the time. Before I get distracted again I’d at least like to share a link to my dear friends at Las Nubes (The Clouds). Las Nubes is simply incredible and is a must visit if you are …

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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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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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