Tag Archives: writing

Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear

Unsurprisingly, my trip to Alaska in 2007 was one of the most memorable vacations I’ve ever taken. It really was the adventure of a lifetime. So much so, that the fourth Jaspa’s Journey book (The Hermit of Kennecott) will be … Continue reading

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The Real First Rule of Photography… or Lost Opportunities Over London

There are any number of contenders for the First Rule Of Photography. Using the Rule of Thirds to properly compose your shot, for example. Or ensuring the correct exposure. Or something more basic, such as being careful to hold your … Continue reading

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Hot Helicopters Over Hawai’i

Today is a big anniversary for me. Ten years ago today I moved to Canada. Since then, I’ve Journeyed to more places than most people get to see in a whole lifetime, something for which I’m very grateful. To celebrate … Continue reading

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100, not out!

I can’t quite believe it. Today marks the 100th edition of Jaspa’s Journal! Today we’re 100, not out! And I’m just getting into my stride. I published my first, short blog two and a half years ago, in March 2011. … Continue reading

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Jaspa the Journalist

Guess what?… I’ve gone and got myself a job. And, after all these years having Rich pen stories about me, it’s as a writer, of all things! Bucket List Publications’ online magazine is the home of adventure travel. Although ‘adventure’ … Continue reading

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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

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Belonging

You wouldn’t believe what our Ratses friend Ernest went through to become a member of the secret Ses society known as ‘the Pride’, even though its leaders obviously don’t want him to join. (Fortunately, you can read all about how … Continue reading

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