2004 March

Yemen battling image problem

2012-10-23T02:28:17-04:00March 2nd, 2004|Categories: London Free Press, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Middle East. Quick, what do you think of? Oil? Terrorism? Women wearing head-to-toe burqas? Islam? Script with funny squiggles? Can you honestly think of much good? If you had a free ticket to holiday anywhere, would this region even make your short list?

2002 October

Kidnapping is a cultural event

2012-10-30T04:27:46-04:00October 26th, 2002|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Jean is back in Hamilton to put final touches on McMaster University's Nov. 8 symposium on international women's health. My wife has left me to fend for myself. But rather than take on our kitchen stove, I've decided it's better to get kidnapped.