The joint was jumping at Canada Day celebrations at Riverside Park. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the popular in-person gathering returned with a roar of delight. The usual events such as onstage music and children’s play areas joined with community and Arts Council displays and demonstrations; all basked in the brilliant sunshine. And... Continue Reading →
Cycling in Kamloops is Terrifying!
I am very reluctant to publish this blog but I feel the need to add my own experience and assessment of cycling opportunities in Kamloops. Like many cyclists and motorists, I heard the horrible news of a near-fatal collision between a cyclist and a construction truck on Highland Drive almost a month ago. Andrew van... Continue Reading →
Turn your hand to the plow: Retirement activity #12
Kamloops This Week Here in Kamloops it is time to turn our hands to the plough; well if not the plough, then the plow, the snowplow that is. With early winter upon us, the streets and sidewalks are slowly filling with snow. Next they thaw and then they often re-freeze. Vehicles, pedestrians and especially cyclists... Continue Reading →
Get the picture?
The white plastic wrapped box was smaller though heavier than I expected. Life is full of surprises, sometimes delightfully so. Cycling over to the local postal outlet I was actually nervous to meet this new member of my photographic equipment family. Was it worth the money? Will it meet expectations? Will it really make a... Continue Reading →