The Province is bullying. Take up pens!

If there’s one thing we can all agree on in View Royal it’s that traffic congestion is our greatest ongoing challenge and is worsening with each week. View Royal is a geographic isthmus; a pinch point through which all traffic from north and west must funnel. So why then would the Province override local government…

View Royal makes a climate declaration for the future and the 21st century could meet the 1800s at Craigflower Manor

Some 13,000 kilometres away live two little girls who occupy half my heart (the other half is also spoken for). It’s summer there and asphalt melts on days where the temperature is well into the 40s. In some parts of the country, drought is so persistent that kangaroos have fled to the coast – easy…

In the beginning …

Back when I was a reporter – and I promise this blog won’t be a series of back-in-the-day posts – I spent every Monday night at council meetings. No matter how small or large the town, there was always a media table where I, the local print competitors and the broadcast media, would fidget waiting…