I was only 13, born in Mimico at the tail end of The Depression and the beginning of World War II. Mimico was a village along the shores of Lake Ontario near Toronto, the setting for CBC’s hit series Murdock Mysteries. In that time and place, kids made […]
Ron Blicq’s delightful piece, A Pub Supper, reminded me of an invitation extended to me in May of 2005. In my case, it was while I was finishing up my Masters in Education at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. As in Ron’s story, spirits and snacks […]
In May of 2016 I dined at a popular yet essentially little known English inn. It was in the rural Gloucestershire countryside on the A433, roughly 6 miles from Tetbury and 3 miles from Cirencester, a small city renowned for its magnificent town church which, in a much […]
Good question. And one of the nice things we have gained by moving to our new WordPress platform last September was access to some pretty detailed statistics. What they tell us is that, by and large, are numbers are going up.
Everyone seems to be getting in on the act. That now famous meme of Bernie Sanders has even been co-opted by our own PM to warn Canadians to stay home during the pandemic. The viral photo of the Vermont senator by AFP photographer Brendan Smialowski at Biden’s inauguration […]