1. How could the 3000 year old gold sun disk from Guangzho, China, on the left be so similar to the 5000 year old Celtic symbol, on the right, seen on many stone engravings and which I saw many places in the Bay of Biscay, Brittany, France?


2.  Skunk Scares Snap Shooters
What would you do? Last week in Niagara on the Lake while Walking back from a delightful perfomance of Shaw’s “Candida” (the liberated lady of 100 years ago), I saw in the dark, in this garden, a skunk approaching – tail up. It would have made a great cell phone photo, but would have needed the flash.  Susan advised against it as we had 2 more plays to see and I only had one set of clothes. I’m told that if you hear a sharp click, it’s too late. Next day I did snap the empty scene, and added a sketch of what I remember:


3.  Go Bananas
Why would Dole have this lable on a banana I bought in Victoria barely a month or so after the Stanley Cup hockey riots which trashed the downtown Vancouver streets?