“The Volunteer”

“Just Thinking” is a book of poetic verse, most of which are based on personal experiences, and may therefore reflect life to many readers. The book is available in eBook, paperback and hard cover formats from Friesen Press, amazon and all the other usual on-line book retailers.

In the late 1970’s, I spent just over two years as a volunteer with the Crisis Intervention Unit at Toronto East General Hospital, and this piece was written as a reflection of one particular night-shift. Continue reading

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Galadriel lives on!

Many years ago, I used to lead a cycling group. During one ride, one of the cyclists somehow lost control and rode into a drainage ditch! Whereas he survived the ordeal very well, his bicycle frame fractured in three  places. Continue reading