Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rolled Up Red Pepper Bread

The smell of roasting peppers is irresistible. I have observed this fact over the past few years, and yet still manage to be amazed by it every time. A person walking into your kitchen while you are busy roasting peppers, … Continue reading

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Phelix Hut: J. R. R. Tolkien Lives On

The well known author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy supposedly died in 1973. However, in a small almost unknown corner of southwestern British Columbia, J. R. R. Tolkien lives on. I know this since I … Continue reading

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Cuba: Cycling Journey to the Land of Socialism and Endless Coconuts

When you think of Cuba, what do you think of? Perhaps Fidel Castro, Cuban cigars, cheap rum, old American cars, communism and the US embargo come to mind. But the experiences we had, such as riding alongside more horse carts … Continue reading

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