Wednesday, May 4, 2016

This is Malaysia

May 4, 2016. This scene, taken from Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur, seems to me to be the prototypical KL tourist shot. I spent most of my day indoors but did manage a 7km walk in the 34 degree 80 percent humidity heat, from the hotel to the Bird Park. From Flickr

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


May 3, 2016. I found this great mural along a back road in the Chinatown area of Kuala Lumpur during a short walk after our second day of meetings. From Flickr

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Batu Caves

May 1, 2016. This is my first time in Malaysia in many years, so I wanted to revisit the Batu Caves, which I did with Dave Cormier. It being a May day Sunday, the caves were very busy. On the bright side, the 'dark Cave' was open ( it had been closed the last time. Back to the hotel by 4:30 and a good 14 hours sleep. From Flickr

Hong Kong

April 30, 2016. Fifteen and a half hours after take-off we landed in Hing Kong. I had about an hour and a half in the airport, then boarded a very full 4 hour flight to Malaysia. Had to wait for lost luggage in KLIA. So it was another 3 hours to the hotel. But I ha From Flickr

Morning Flight

April 29, 2016. I was up at 4:00 AM to catch a flight to Toronto, then on the 10:00 a.m. to Hng Kong. That's how I spent the entire (shortened) day. From Flickr

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Horse and the Palm Tree

April 28, 2016. Back home again. This is a scene from my living room. Mostly puttered about getting ready for a long flight to Malaysia tomorrow. The horse was a gift from my first visit to Saudi Arabia, while the palm tree lived in my Moncton office for about eight years. From Flickr


April 27, 2016. Flew back to Montreal, then drove home, stopping for coffee here at Saint-Lazare. The painting isn't finished, and I have other repairs to do, so I need to book a return visit to Monctin for May. From Flickr