Me · Random · Writing

In search of a latte, I got dishwashing liquid

A funny thing happened to me today while cruising Canuckistan for coffee. I walked into my regular café in these parts and stuck my head into the kitchen to say hi, as is my wont. And I just knew, instinctively, that all was not well… One of the bakers was working as a cook, the… Continue reading In search of a latte, I got dishwashing liquid

Random · Things · Travel

Seeing beyond the decrepitude …

… to what was once full of beauty and grace. One of the things that has always struck me about the Cariboo region of Canuckistan is the number of old, decaying vehicles in people’s back yards. Literally everywhere you go you see vintage classics that people have obviously collected with the intention of fixing up… Continue reading Seeing beyond the decrepitude …

Random · Things

A collector of cabins and other abandoned things

So, as part of my series on interesting characters and stuff they do, today I will be featuring “Bob,” a collector of cabins and other paraphernalia. Bob once worked on the nation’s highways, and at some point started collecting articles he would find at the side of the road. These included wooden cabins, which he would break down,… Continue reading A collector of cabins and other abandoned things