Chris in front of McNaught plot

Chris in front of McNaught plot

Chris in ‘McNaught’ plot, St Michael’s kirkyard, Dumfries: Robbie Burns just metres to the right; amongst those in plot; ‘Wm McNaught, died at sea, Mar.3, 1856’

Robbie Burns in Dumfries town square

Robbie Burns in Dumfries town square

The Ambulance Driver

The Ambulance Driver

Book sale, Ottawa re: The Ambulance Driver.

Cairn Ryan, ship entering Irish Sea

Cairn Ryan, ship entering Irish Sea

Author at Kirkcudbright pub

Author at Kirkcudbright pub

Chris as diver on U.S. Porto Keli Project, resting on the dig ketch, Tasos, in the Gulf of Argos, 1968,

Rhamnous - Chris & Statue

Rhamnous - Chris & Statue

Author & American colleague in Canadian embassy yard, Kyiv, Ukraine, for October, 2000 Terry Fox Run

Chris in Full Gear

Chris in Full Gear

Chris with Sherd

Chris with Sherd

The Artist

The Artist

Local artist preserving Freshwater Bay

Moon rising over Poseidon’s temple at Cape Sounion, east of Athens and scene of Cale’s ‘helicopter’ drama ( The Keli Dowry )

Kiev street market

Kiev street market

Outdoor flea market, Kyiv; note Russian military headwear

View of Lviv from the central square

View of Lviv from the central square

Lavra in Kiev

Lavra in Kiev

The ‘Maidan’ ( ‘Independence Square’ ) with posters, candles and flowers from the famous protests beginning just before Christmas 2013

Chris delivering his ‘tobacco’ spiel at the health conference, Kyiv, 2000

Chris in Toga

Chris in Toga

Porto Keli, 1968

Ukrainian health officials bookending my colleagues at Kyiv conference 2000

Earnest doctors and health NGOs at Kyiv conference 2000

International Conference centre, Kyiv

A promising new beginning for Ukraine and a new couple in Kyiv

Author plundering the street market in Kyiv

Commercial humour and fashion in the Kyiv market

Old ways and new: women sweeping Kyiv street as younger female stride to work

A side street in Kyiv

‘Downtown’ Kyiv; square facing the Maidan

Elegant Tsarist era architecture, Kyiv

Old theatre & drama school, Kyiv

The Golden Gate, built around the 11th C., Kyiv

Kyiv custom has brides to be visit this statue for good luck—statue’s right hand conceals a note- indicating options perhaps being kept open

Elderly local fishing from footbridge over the Dnipro

Not your torn-jeans corner guitar busker, Kyiv

Lenin, stoned, on street running down from the Hotel Ukraina, Kyiv

From same era and spirit of Lilian Nichols ( my ‘Ambulance Driver’ ); what she might well have helped pioneer if she’d survived WW1

Author at 17, 1964, in Piraeus, Athens-taken by street vendor

Alfred Lord Tennyson, strolling in the 1850s at his Farringford estate on the Isle of Wight; wife, Emily, sons Hallam, and Liam ( who died tragically young)

The grave of the real ambulance driver, in the WW1 Canadian sector, Brookwood, Surrey, UK ( photo by English friend, Mary Rodriguez )

Stretcher Bearers

Stretcher Bearers

A scene all too relevant to The Ambulance Driver

Nurse & Soldier

Nurse & Soldier

A happier alternative to Lilian and Joseph's meeting in The Ambulance Driver

Chris with Sherd