THREE THINGS ABOUT… PETER ARM­STRONG

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BC Business Magazine - - About Town With Paul Duchart -

Arm­strong col­lects 200-year-old walk­ing maps of Lon­don, Eng­land—his “favourite city in the world.” He fell for the Bri­tishde­signed, Hol­land­printed car­tog­ra­phy af­ter a school rugby tour. “They're made of li­nen, folded to­gether so you can put it in your pocket, and are so beau­ti­ful,” he ex­plains. “They only had a shelf life of six months be­fore they needed to be changed as the city grew.”

Ad­her­ing to his motto, “Good things hap­pen when you show up,” he be­lieves peo­ple should get in­volved by go­ing to events and other ac­tiv­i­ties. “So of­ten you get a great ex­pe­ri­ence out of it, even if it's not im­me­di­ate.”

Arm­strong has long har­boured a fas­ci­na­tion with Ice­land, though he's never vis­ited. “When I wrote about things at school, it would al­ways be about the place—the puffins and Vik­ings. It's on my bucket list.”

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