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Ottawa to Victoria

It’s the season for crossing the country from one side to the other to visit family. Always special times, no matter whether it’s just to sit and gab or for a wedding! These occasions are special, and we record them … Continue reading

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Coffee Break

Sunshine; workers on the roof of a construction site, others inside, away from sweat and sunburn. Time to take a break … COFFEE BREAK empty chairs against the wall wait for worn work-boots tired bodies lean into bent metal tilt … Continue reading

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The Best

Its Mixed Race Day in Brazil and, being English, French, Scots, and Irish myself, beside being very much Canadian, I like the idea of celebrating this day. With all that I’m remembering a meal I had years ago when we … Continue reading

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P’s and Q’s

Today is International World refugee day, and I like the idea of that, inviting people, countries, to take in those in need of safety. Not that today’s poem is advocating a safe life, rather I’m recommending that we go a … Continue reading

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This Morning

Today is Inventors’ Day in Hungary, and I like the sound of that, a special day for those who try to improve our world. A day when I’m taking just an ordinary morning walk, nothing special to see, but one … Continue reading

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He Married

This month, whose birth flowers are rose and honeysuckle, tends to be a time of weddings, in churches, balloons, on mountain tops, or sports fields … i.e. often in strange places. Customs vary and people add their own twist to … Continue reading

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A Nursery Moon

I’ve no idea why but I’ve been thinking of nursery rhymes, maybe it’s a slightly mad time of year? But I’m remembering them with delight, pondering their historical backgrounds, but mainly just playing around with them, having fun … A … Continue reading

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