HoboNotes: A year in Switzerland cruising on corporate coat tails, playing passport tug-of-war with Swiss bankers, ranking undiscovered village chocolateries across Europe and studying the odd, yet extreme functionality of Swiss culture. Written most often in a tongue-in-cheek manner, this blog provided a practical road map to navigating foreign bureaucracies, international tax issues, border etiquette and more. HoboNotes earned a complimentary nod from the Swiss consular blog celebrating its centennial anniversary in Western Canada.
Jo2Go: The Victoria Times Colonist’s first serial blog, Jo2Go cast a wry eye on local quirks, laughable research outcomes and people in need of some corrective mocking.
FoodRiot.com, The Cottage Cook: Readers followed Jo on her food follies as she careened through the summer trying to feed hordes of guests from a small one-sink cottage kitchen that is occasionally crippled by power outages and besieged by picnic-ing families of mice.