Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hotel and Casino ship proposal – North Shore – late 80’s.

Another story comes from another old picture album. Another business proposal I did for my friend Jack ………. in the late  80’s. The SS “Princess Marguerite” was just taken out of service from Victoria to Seattle. Stena Line was very … Continue reading

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Base jump – or rather base flying in Norway

Story by SMP  Competition in July. This is one of the few things that could make me wish I was young again, or old enough to try, without the fear of dying. I love flying, and dream of it sometimes, in … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Misc, Nature, Sports

Stressed salmon – sushi demand quality – so do I !

Aftenposten, a Norwegian newspaper reports, that research proves that a stressed salmon before slaughter will have a shorter shelf life, increased bacterial growth, smell and taste inferior, and because these negative sides are more prominent in salmon sushi products, than … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Farming, Misc, Nature, Work

Haida Gwaii – Queen Charlotte Islands – a visit in the 80’s.

In the late 80’s I worked for a developer/investor that wanted to build a major tourism facility at Tlell, on Graham Island in The Queen Charlotte Islands. This man loved the Islands, and really just wanted to do something good … Continue reading

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Sheep farming with OIB in Vernon BC early 90’s.

Working as Economic Development Officer with the Okanagan Indian Band in Vernon, BC, in the early 90’s, we had to look at new business opportunities. One was complicated, we, purchased a large private, ranch in their Pinaus Lake watershed, and … Continue reading

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Gung Hei Fat Choy

Happy New Year ! Year of the dragon ! City of Surrey staff and members of Surrey council watch a performance of the lion dance Monday, put on by Shaolin Hung Gar Kung Fu Association, in honour of Lunar New … Continue reading

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Northern lights – Aurora Borealis

link to amateur photo in The Norwegian newspaper VG – enjoy and a few days later in The Telegraph , now everybody knows live show Aftenposten live  (VG Nett) I helga har store deler av landet kunne oppleve et spektakulært nordlysshow … Continue reading

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