CHRISTMAS IN SASKATCHEWAN

Heavy snow from the north was sweeping in, the wind was scooping it up and swirling it into a blizzard. He reached the door and was blown inside, a flurry of white accompanying him indoors. The heat thawed him. He shook off his heavy jacket and slipped out of his boots. He put the extra … Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN SASKATCHEWAN

CANADIAN ROCKIES RETIREMENT HOME

'You don't think the mountain range is enough to keep them out?' 'Nope,' Frank spat as he knocked in the last fence post. 'But if they manage to get over that,' Giles pointed to the tall peaks in the distance, 'then this fence isn't going to stop them.' Frank threw down the hammer and looked … Continue reading CANADIAN ROCKIES RETIREMENT HOME

MONTREAL – WHO KNEW?

Who would have thought it? Montreal was the answer to human salvation. Due to its specific geographic location, prevailing winds and ocean currents and distance from any of the active fault lines, Montreal was the one place where the air was still breathable, the climate was habitable and the landscape stable. Peering through the curtains … Continue reading MONTREAL – WHO KNEW?

EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT

Archie wandered round Dr. Sun Yat Sen's Classical Chinese Garden. He caught up with Agnes by the lake. 'Isn't it wonderful?' she said. Archie grunted. 'Shouldn't we be getting back to the hotel?' he asked. 'We've plenty of time.' she replied. 'It doesn't seem very Canadian to me.' 'It's ancient Chinese culture.' 'It was built … Continue reading EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT