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New Brunswick (Award Winner)

Window seat in…New Brunswick BC Business Magazine I’m wilting in the blistering sun on a bather-packed beach in northeastern New Brunswick, trying to remain cool for the cute, ray-worshipping bikini girl checking me out from her gold-coloured towel. The 28-degree temperature and my jeans-and-dress-shirt outfit aren’t helping the cause, but any remaining appeal is shattered […]

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Window seat in…Galway

Window seat in…Galway

BC Business Magazine (Award Winner) I’m zigzagging along Galway’s darkened, rain-slicked High Street, battling a winter gale that’s slapping at my face like the back end of a feisty wet fish. It’s only mid-afternoon, but the roiling grey tempest has drained any light from the sky, while the only locals are scuttling past with lowered […]

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Brighton

BC Business Magazine  Window seat in…Brighton I’m perched on a pyramid of pebbles under a bright blue southern England sky raked with thin, wispy clouds. A few chocolate-coloured waves are frothing their way towards me, while electronic chirruping from nearby amusement arcades and the vinegar-drenched aroma of fish and chips percolate the air. Welcome to […]

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Austin

BC Business Magazine  Window seat in Austin I’m wilting in the desiccating midday sun on a crowd-free sidewalk in small-town Texas, 35 kilometers south of the Austin state capital. Cupping my hands to the cool glass and squinting into the blackened storefront ahead, it looks like this greasy old shack – rumoured to house an […]

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Belfast

BC Business Magazine Window seat in Belfast Kneecaps brushing my chin as I try to ignore the tired jokes of three 14-year-old flight attendants, I’m wedged sideways into a back-busting seat on a bumpy budget jaunt from London. That’ll teach me to spend less on my ticket than the price of a large latte. Tempted […]

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