So in addition to chasing planes and trains, I also run around shooting birds and keeping a list of the ones I’ve seen.
At first glance, I’m sure many of you are rolling your eyes and clicking away in boredom, but if you give me a moment you might understand why a lot of very bright and very cool people love Birding! (in addition to a lot of bird-nerds) 😉Continue Reading
In 2014 I had plans to visit family in New Zealand and meet my little nephew for the first time. I decided that since I was going all that way from Toronto, I might as well make it another around-the-world flight, just for bragging rights 😉
I was always fascinated with flight, ever since growing up in Edmonton, Alberta when my Dad, on Saturday mornings, would occasionally take me to either the Municipal or International airport. I would watch the runways and get to play this really cool coin-operated game with a working toy helicopter in a great big plastic dome. And once in a while I would get to fly with Canadian or CP (in their orange paint jobs!). We even took a month-long trip to Europe in 1984 which had at least one 747, a change of airports in Montreal, and classic airlines such as Finnair and Swissair. It felt so special to be a passenger in one of those birds and I still get that feeling today!Continue Reading