About the Author
DON AIKEN was born in Winnipeg but spent much of his youth in Scotland, As a teenager he landed a job on a cattle-boat and, thus saw much of the world from the deck of a freighter. Aiken spent much of his adult life in the newspaper industry. He spent most of his years in journalism with the Winnipeg Tribune. A widower with three children and eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, Don is also an accomplished poet.