Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Sep 18 2014

PHOTO: Remembering Kevin Carter and the photo that made the world weep

Born 54 years ago, on 13 September 1960 (d. 27 July 1994), Kevin Carter was an award-winning South African photojournalist and member of the Bang-Bang Club. He was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for his photograph depicting the 1993 famine in Sudan. Following the winning of the Pulitzer Prize he committed suicide at the …

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Sep 17 2014

REVIEW: Dog Days of Summer

Each year, Scugog Township goes to the dogs and this year was no exception. The open air, Scugog Shores Museum, hosts a fantastic weekend (usually the second weekend in July) especially for dogs, and of course their owners. Events like dogs jumping into swimming pools, showing their agility by running obstacle courses and just laying …

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Sep 16 2014

EVENT: Farndale Bursary Awards – September, 2014

The 22nd annual Kent Farndale Bursary for the arts gala event was held last week in the Rotary room of the Scugog Memorial Public Library. This year’s recipient was woodturner, Peter Lauricella. Peter and his wife Marilyn, originally from Boston, have made port Perry their home and have embraced the community as if they had …

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Sep 15 2014

TRAVELON: Monte Carlo – Place your bets

I recently had the pleasure of being in Niagara Falls at the Ice Wine festival and decided to pop into the casino, just to see what it was like. I am not a big fan of gambling, as I seem to have no problem in losing money in stores and restaurants, without adding the world …

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Sep 12 2014

REVIEW: Let’s go to the Ex… oh baby

Ever since I first came to canada I have made every effort to visit the canadian National Exhibition and this year was no different. I love the place with its noisy atmosphere, wild rides (although I don’t go on them anymore) and colourful people. I am also a sucker for the games of chance and …

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