Category Archives: Personal

Queer in Africa

Sometimes we forget that homosexuality and being queer might be reasonably accepted in the West, but we are only a part of modern humanity… and not even a big part. Many areas of the world regard homosexuality as unnatural and … Continue reading

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Rainbow Walk

I’ve been doing a good job with my walks this year, well on my way to my goal of 1,000 km walking through parks for the year. I’m trying to take more selfies, at the same time. I’m good at … Continue reading

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Pride in STEM (Science Centre)

Yesterday (Thursday) was the first international “Pride in STEM day”. It is a day intended to encourage LGBTQ men and women in high school and university to pursue fields related to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. I’m second from … Continue reading

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Canada Day: Made Where?

I like to hike and camp and explore the outdoors. I don’t do it quite as much as I would like, but one of my goals is to hike a thousand km this year, and to visit as many Provincial … Continue reading

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Names: The Sam

This is the Sam-Cat. My Sam-Cat. I realized yesterday as I was writing about “Tailchaser’s Song” that he looks a lot like Tailchaser. I’ve had “thing” for ginger tabbies for a long time; it precedes my reading of the book … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

Friday night in Toronto… here I thought I was among the more boring people on the planet, but I chose to spend Friday night listening to a series of presentations (lectures if you want to call them that) about the … Continue reading

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New Subway Extension

Today (December 17, 2017) was the opening of the new subway extension to the northwest of the city. We’ve waited a long time for this; it’s effectively a 15 minute walk or a 10 minute bus ride away. I just … Continue reading

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