Robert F. Edwards is presently living in Vancouver, Canada with his wife, daughter and grandson. He is a world traveler and has been on every continent. He enjoys sailing trekking, and mountain climbing. He also writes books, travel journals, and fictional short stories, as well as poetry. He has now ventured into painting in the mediums of acrylic and watercolour. His paintings reflect pictures and places that he has traveled throughout the global community. He is a very active volunteer with the charitable organization of World Vision. In 2012 he was recognized for his humanitarian work, and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.