About Phil

I’m a bit of a study in contrasts. I’m an outgoing introvert. I’ve worked for humanitarian agencies and the Army. I like tattoos and tailored suits. I work on vintage motorcycles and write poetry. I’ve dined with royalty and eaten free food given out by monks. I have an omnivorous intellect and a quick wit, and so find myself “out there” trying new things on a regular basis. I began my working life as an officer in the Canadian Army, but then travelled way, way off the beaten path to seek adventure around the world. Over the past two decades, I’ve lived, worked or travelled in over a hundred countries across five continents. READ MORE