Victoria Maritime Museum Fundraiser

Victoria’s Maritime Museum is a treasure trove of artifacts from Canada’s West Coast maritime history. Dating back to 1775, its collection includes ships, ship plans, logbooks, art works and more.  The museum has however weathered its own storm over the last year.  After being evicted from their long-time home due to the...
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When Selfies Kill: A Lesson in Underestimated Risk

Often people think extreme adventurers love risk, after all how else could they do the things they do.  That may be true for some but there is risk is the most mundane things in life and what allows adventurers to succeed is understanding that risk.  The danger is when we...
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Happy 2016

Happy 2016 to all! It’s amazing how quickly time is slipping on by. I remember as a kid the year 2000 seemed an eternity away. Once again, the arrival of the new millennium seems a distant concept, only this time it’s in the rearview mirror. While there’s nothing we can...
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Sponsoring our Syrian Family

As some of you are aware, my uncle and his wife and three kids have been enduring the civil war in Aleppo, Syria. Their apartment block was situated on the frontlines between government forces and rebels. Bomb blasts, dead bodies and violence was their new reality. The windows in their...
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Tips for Flying with Kids

This summer we took our two kids, age 1 and 4 years to Germany and Scotland. It was a visit-the-rellies tour, meant to introduce our munchkins to far flung relations, while taking advantage of reduced fares for infants. Flying across a country let alone to another continent with wee-ones can...
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