Okavango

The work I’ve been doing this year to improve my photo-processing and printing skills has been paying off, I think, in the form of images and prints that, to my mind at least, are beginning to go beyond just representation, to the beginnings of a way of seeing and a form of expression. Thus emboldened, […]

The Brian Mulroney Institute of Government

Brian Mulroney, former Canadian Prime Minister, has announced the creation of the eponymous $60 million Institute of Government, to be located at his alma mater, St Francis Xavier University – StFX, to the initiated – in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. According to the Globe and Mail’s coverage of the story in Thursday’s newspaper, “Mr Mulroney said the idea for […]

Unfriending

Last week I ‘unfriended’ on Facebook an in-law from my wife’s large and extended family in the US. I don’t think I’ve ever ‘unfriended’ someone before. It was not, I wrote to her at the time, an ‘unfriending’ in real life: in real life I still loved her as a friend and a member of […]