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It's no secret I love to travel. My first big voyage was across the cold waters of the north Atlantic at the age of eight, when I left a tiny island in the Azores for a large metropolis in North America (Toronto, Canada). I've been hooked ever since. So it's no surprise that I write about various destinations or locales not my own.

I've done my share of camping, "roughing it" in my much younger days. Today, I confess, I prefer the comfort and pampering provided in a luxury vacation or hotel stay. I won't apologize for it!


I love food and have been having a love affair with it for years. Presently, I'm probably eating something or thinking about it. When I travel, it's always about food (it's also about the coffee, which can be hit and miss depending on where you are). 

I live in Mississauga, Ontario, surrounded by a large circle of family and friends, four grandchildren, a couple of goldfish and a few dogs (no cats).

I believe in lifelong learning, and travel provides the opportunity to keep learning. I have a sense of adventure, love to laugh and tell stories. In my travel writing, I write the facts as I see or experience them. In my fiction writing, I leave it up to the reader to figure out if it's fact or fiction. 

My first short story, Three Days in Lisbon, is now available on Amazon. Check it out.




9 comments:

  1. Look forward to reading more of your blog! I liked the post about macaroons, I don't think I've ever had one before haha. I just signed up for follow by email, so keep the good posts comin!

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  2. Hi Andrew,
    Thanks so much for your comment. I really appreciate it.
    I'll do my very best to keep those posts rolling in!
    :)

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  3. What a delightful time I had reading your blog. You remind me of a friend I met long ago, when I spent a summer with the Opus Angelorum in Fatima, during which I visited many of the places you wrote about. Happy Trails, Jean

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