Yesterday (June 28), the awesome staff at a clinic in Calgary did an ultrasound, which ruled out a clot in my lower right leg. And today, I had my last IV for the infection…and have been switched to oral antibiotics. This whole experience has been quite a wake-up call for me, regarding the extreme importance […]
Monthly Archive for June, 2010
Some good news…and some not so good news. The first day of the B.C. leg of the JTFW was absolutely incredible! The first day of the Alberta leg; not so much. On Friday, June 25, after 37 kilometres (from the B.C./Alberta border to Castle junction), I had to take a break…and we went to Mineral […]
This one is by Jay Carr, a.k.a. killthemwithcolor. The footage is from the start of the Journey in Victoria, but there are interviews covering several British Columbia tobacco issues. P.S. Errol finished today three km. short of Rogers Pass.
Greetings, EVERYONE! My most humble apologies for not writing/updating long before now; this Journey has been a wild, crazy, hectic, whirlwind experience. The days on the road are very long.. snack and lunch breaks included, often 9 or 10 hours. And when media people (newspaper and radio) call for interviews, I have to try to […]
CBC British Columbia aired a report on the JTFW by Bob Nixon on June 8. You can view it by going to Bob Nixon’s blog entry, Marathon Man, then clicking on “Anti-Tobacco Campaign” at the end of the article.
Blogger and former President of Airspace Action on Smoking and Health Bob Broughton met up with Errol on the Coquihalla Highway, 15 km. east of Hope. Here’s his story: Errol Povah’s Journey for a Tobacco-Free World It says that Errol will be in Merritt on June 11, and Kamloops on June 13.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with Vancouver, here are a few details that may be of interest. This shot, facing west/northwest, is taken from the world-famous Lions Gate (aka, First Narrows) Bridge. In the background, you see part of West Vancouver, which is on ‘the north shore’. The stretch of road between the […]