Raymond Francis


Recent writing:

Sudbury in the 1930s and 40s: Photos from the archive. While searching for a local aviation pioneer, I found an archive of newspaper photos from my home town. Some of my favourites reveal the lifestyle of the day, and the things the local paper thought were important.

Trip Report: US Pacific Northwest. I traveled by light airplane from southern California to northern Washington, exploring cities, airports, and rainforests along the way.

The Masque of the Red Planet. On problematic current visions, and what is really needed to settle the planet Mars.

Reading: Close to the Knives, by David Wojnarowicz. On the memoir of a remarkable gay artist and activist.

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