Allan’s Features

Allan started writing short stories at the age of 19 while serving in the Royal Canadian Navy. His novel “Toronto Mist” about a Canadian Private Investigator was published in 1987.

He studied English Literature at Simon Fraser University 1978-1980. He has been published in several national magazines: Driving into danger, Reeled In, Horrors of Dieppe and Beyond, Maggie and the River, Dad’s Dieppe, and Alan White, PI.

In addition to writing short stories, Allan is a movie screen writer and has written and edited scene script for two future movies.

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force – Middle East+

While stationed in the Middle East in the late 1970’s, I was required to travel through the Gaza Strip on...

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Last October I attended a Legion Workshop in Charlottetown, PEI. As I had not been to the east coast since...

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Snow Storm+

In January 1969 while stationed at MARPAC HQ’s in Esquimalt Dockyard, Victoria experienced a 3 foot overnight snow dump. The...

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Dad’s Dieppe+

My father, Gunner Robert Vincent Waddy, died three years ago–on July 1, 2004. He was 83, and had survived the...

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