Living Learning Communities

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In its second year at UVic. Options for incoming students to choose a type of community that may fit with their interests in community, learning and sustainability.

Training to be Traveler in Your Own Town

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Given to students in a sustainability and urban renewal class at UVic to consider for a month long student field school project to learn how to become a Traveler in Your Own Town, lessening the social isolation prevalent on campus

Learning zoology on the bus

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Great example of a Traveler moment on a Toronto city bus. A casual conversation on the bus opens eyes to a broader, deeper view of the environment. ‘The little connections like this is what bonds us together.’

Life lessons from athletics

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Years of activity and experience in athletics flows into career development.

1934 Oldsmobile

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I biked past Gord as he was driving up to his friend’s home and asked if he owned the car. He said he had restored it. I suggested this was a ‘story.’ He parked the car and he shared some

Traveler in the Classroom: Conversations as brief therapy

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Ideas shared in a Child and Youth Care class at UVic.Their focus this semester is strength based theories, specifically solution focused brief therapy. Here we show how to develop a practice of authentic conversation.

Traveling moments

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Advantages of being a traveler: We’re more drawn to offer our kindness, and our gifts. Ideas are able to flourish more abundantly. It helps us “connect the puzzle pieces” for a positive future.

Life long connection with a great grandmother

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A deep connection with a great grandmother allows him to explore life more thoughtfully.

Following your bliss : career changing

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Talks about the most successful gig, The One Man Star Wars Trilogy,  he’s ever had.. from an unexpected source.  Interesting that in 2012 the Lord of the Rings folks did invite Charles down to Los Angeles,  after 10 years of