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Can progress on climate change keep up with its quickening pace? – The Washington Post

We should apply the precautionary principle: this generation should not put off for the next generation what it can and should be doing today. via Can progress on climate change keep up with its quickening pace? – The Washington Post

Anniversary Reflections

It was Tolstoy who wrote that all happy families are the same; all unhappy families are unhappy in their own way. One might add, in less literary and philosophical, more mundane terms, all of us have to deal with our own circumstances. In our case, Rob’s and mine, a relationship that started ten years ago […]

Boat Building in Muskoka

Port Carling is one of the epicentres of fine boat building in the Muskoka lakes area, as this interesting local blog  elaborates. As I mentioned last week my partner, Rob, was doing some location scouting in the region some time back, for a TV series she was working on, one of the highlights of which […]

Two images: Georgian Bay, Muskoka

When I have time, perhaps next week, perhaps later, I plan on pulling together a portfolio on boatbuilding in Muskoka: the most beautiful boats and canoes you can imagine are built and repaired there. Some of the motor boats with their varnished hulls and brass fittings date to the 1930s, and could have come straight […]