I kept my eyes downcast, unwilling to meet his piercing blue gaze.
I would scream at him to stay, but words died in my throat. 72 more words
Clemency Green; The Light That Says Go!
Today, January 15th in Nigeria is marked as Armed Forces Remembrance day. This is in commemoration of the conclusion of the Nigerian Civil War on this date in 1970. 300 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
Reciting a funeral dirge
Of nervous exhaustions
And hunger strikes
These ex ambulancemen
X servicewomen the fallen
Valiants of a former
Nation carved into
Heroic slabs of… 37 more words
1 month, 3 weeks
Treasure Hunting for a Good Time
I’ve written about places I know and about many I’ve researched but never seen. It is always odd to finally visit the real location that I’ve held in my imagination for a story. 565 more words
Lest We Forget
Written on December 17, 2009 when I knew nothing about this airman. The original post is here.
This is Laurent Dubois.
I found this picture on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial while looking for more information on Jean Charles Labrecque. 86 more words
2 months, 2 weeks
Avenue’s November 2014 issue was its biggest ever. In addition to writing Pieter Boekhoff’s Top 40 Under 40 profile and the Neighbourhood Gems column, I dug up a story about a… 37 more words
2 months, 3 weeks
I don’t know why I felt compelled to write this blog, but it needs to be written. I stumbled upon a video of an actor on YouTube the other day. 930 more words