Category Archives: Published Pieces

Writings I have had published.

Whitewater Wednesday turns 15

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[fb_like] Tweet The Whitewater Wednesday jam session reaches its 15th anniversary this month. Since it’s inception, the jam night has graced many venues across Whitehorse, and outlived a few. It’s current home is in Epic Pizza in Riverdale. “We’ve pretty … Continue reading

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An Author’s Enviable Conundrum

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[fb_like] Tweet A local author and herbalist Beverley Gray has an enviable conundrum to deal with. Where will she put the six awards she’s won for her book, The Boreal Herbal, Wild Food and Medicine Plants of the North. “What … Continue reading

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A Diminutive Dynamo

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[fb_like] Tweet She’s raised over $90,000 for charity, including $10,800 this year alone, but remains quietly reserved when asked about it. “I don’t want to come across as pompous,” said Wendy Callahan. Governor General David Johnston presented her with the … Continue reading

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Emotional First Aid on Offer

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[fb_like] Tweet No one should have to face a life crisis alone, but not all of us know how to help. “That’s what this course is going to teach,” said Michael Swainson, the instructor for an upcoming course at Yukon … Continue reading

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An Autistic Boy’s Best Friend

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[fb_like] Tweet Six year old Brendan Nash has a devoted buddy who helps him through his day. Roscoe, a 27 month old black lab, is a specially trained Autism Assistance Dog Guide and Brendan’s constant companion. There were early signs … Continue reading

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Art Aids Struggle With Addiction

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[fb_like] Tweet When meeting emerging artist Jenna Walchuk, one wouldn’t think of her as being anyone other than the 27-year-old mother of two young boys she is today. She’s warm, inviting and quick to smile. But everyone has a story. … Continue reading

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Invitation For A Stroll

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[fb_like] Tweet The walls are ablaze with colour, movement, passion and spirit, all to carry the message of this month’s featured artist at the Copper Moon Gallery; an invitation to take a walk. Daphne Mennell’s new show Come for a … Continue reading

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Hills and Underbrush – an Art Show

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[fb_like] Tweet This article was published in the Yukon News February 1, 2012. Halin de Repentingny’s art is “constantly changing” Yukon painter Halin de Repentigny’s new art show, Hills and Underbrush, opens at Whitehorse’s Copper Moon Gallery this week. He … Continue reading

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Not So Wildlife Photography

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The Digital Eye is my column in What’s Up Yukon. This article was published November 24, 2011. Where is wildlife considered to be “not so wildlife?” Why, in a zoo of course. Here are some tips and ideas about shooting … Continue reading

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Fine Art Photography

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The Digital Eye is my column in What’s Up Yukon. This article was published November 10, 2011. Andy Warhol once said, “Photographers feel guilty that all they do for a living is press a button.” The digital era has made … Continue reading

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