JR’s Arctic Backpack

JR’s Arctic Backpack

Take a peek inside James’ ‘backpack’ to see some of the curiosities he has collected during his travels.

Arctic Faces & Places: an exhibition

Arctic Faces & Places: an exhibition

A special addition to the Kingston-area launch festivities for the new book, in collaboration with Wayne Morris and David Menard, co-owners of Kingston Frameworks Gallery, James is mounting an exhibition and sale of some of his spectacular photographs taken during his...

Treasures from Circling the Midnight Sun:  The Love Bracelet

Treasures from Circling the Midnight Sun: The Love Bracelet

Every memento has a story At just about every stop along way around the world at the Arctic Circle, people gave to me, as part of their welcome, local crafts and curios, things to wear, and other mementos to help take a piece of each place home.  It was only after a...

G’day Bidet: Notes from the Scottish Speaking Circuit

Dateline: Glasgow, Scotland, on a speaking tour with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Man stays in fancy Strathclyde University Business School residence for final presentation in Airdrie, Scotland. Checks in late in the afternoon with bespoke host and...

Rendezvous with the Wild: The Boreal Forest

Rendezvous with the Wild: The Boreal Forest

James writes:  When the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society was gearing up to convene ten river trips across the country to raise awareness about the beauty and fragility of the Boreal Forest, I was keen to do what I could to help.  Along with a stellar cast of...