Tag Archives: 9/11 Memorial

Sam’s Ses Challenge #2: Monument

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. I hope you’ll join in. My good friend Sam McRae, one of the main human characters in the Jaspa’s Journey books, loves photography. It was Sam who brought to my attention the relatively common habit … Continue reading

Posted in History, Photography, Sam's Ses Challenge, Travel, USA | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Before It’s Too Late

You know how it is…  You assume all the things on your bucket list will be there forever. To be picked off when you have the time and opportunity to get around to them. But sadly, sometimes this isn’t the … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Environment, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, The World, Travel, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Remembrance Day at Vimy Ridge

Ninety five years ago today, at 11 in the morning on November 11th, 1918, the fighting of the Great War officially ended with the signing of the armistice. Over the previous four years, 9 million soldiers and goodness knows how … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Europe, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Taste of the Big Apple

There’s always something new to do in New York City. I’m lucky to have been there several times over the last few years, and I’m never bored. If you’ve seen my last couple of posts, you’ll already know that at … Continue reading

Posted in History, Travel, USA, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

New York’s Phoenix

As I’m sure most of you guessed, the answer to the last time’s Where’s Jaspa? (#15), was the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. I grew up on the plains of the Serengeti, in the East African country of Tanzania. … Continue reading

Posted in History, Jaspa's Journey, Travel, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments