Up Next: The Last Deejay!

I spent the last year putting together a journey through my career and Red Robinson: The Last Deejay will be published in October. This project would not have happened without the support of a fine writer, Robin Brunet. Robin is not only a stickler for detail, he knows a good story when he hears it. The journey involves…

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A Surprise… And An Honour

My late grandfather, one of the pioneer railroad engineers on Vancouver Island, was a great influence on my life. I recall him telling me when I received my first award from the Vancouver Province newspaper “Son, remember this, honour seeks the man, the man does not seek the honour.” I just received a letter from…

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Bye Bye, Kits High!

Kitsilano High School here in Vancouver will be no more when it’s demolished on July 2. The Vancouver School Board is keeping the 10th Avenue facade, but the rest is going for a seismic upgrade. At least it isn’t being replaced by a tall tower! Some great memories for the thousands of students who attended…

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Perks At 75 — UFV Speech Video

In a lifetime there are moments that will live with you forever. Receiving a doctorate from the University of the Fraser Valley is one of those moments. Emceeing Elvis‘ 1957 show and the 1964 Beatles appearance, meeting John F. Kennedy in Portland during the 1960 Oregon primary, and being honoured by the Rock and Roll…

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