Monthly Archives: June 2010

Rowed Trip now available in paperback

Our latest book, Rowed Trip: From Scotland to Syria by Oar is now available in paperback.  You can find it in most bookstores or order it on line through Amazon or Chapters. The Ottawa Citizen calls it “a delightful and stirring account of their 7,200-kilometre, seven-month rowboat-and-bicycle journey from Scotland to...
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Hello Summer

Today is the first day of summer and, depending on where you are, you may be hoping that the warm weather finally arrives (that’s us on Vancouver Island) or that it doesn’t get too much hotter (my mother in Hamilton). We’ve had a few nice spells but it’s been windier,...
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David de Rothschild on the Plastiki

Ninety three days ago eco-adventurer David de Rothschild along with a small crew left San Francisco for Sydney Australia in one of the most eco-friendly large sailboats ever designed.Their 60 foot catamaran is made out of 12,500 plastic bottles, recycled plastic, reused cloth and reclaimed aluminum.Electricity is generated by solar panels,...
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