Tag Archives: Canada

2017 – a year that was

Here I am on a snowy, icy Bowen Island, taking stock of the last 12 months and fully appreciating how charmed my life has been in 2017. Besides calling Canada home for 20 years now, I spent much of the … Continue reading

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Twenty Years a-Growing

On Friday April 18 1997, I left Ireland with a rucksack on my back having jacked in my job, sold my house and given everything away, and emigrated to Canada.  That was 20 years ago today. [End of post for … Continue reading

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Manikganj – education

As soon as we left Kusitia, we headed back onto the main road and down more dirt tracks, then along a narrow pathway by a river, where at one point the path was barely a foot wide  – to the … Continue reading

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It’s a small world

1.  Uncle Jerry whom some of you have already met, lives in a brilliant care facility in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia.  He got chatting to a male nurse, asking him here he was from – Nepal.  Then Unc mentioned about me … Continue reading

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