Journey’s End #KaramazovReadalong

“Love is such a priceless treasure that you can buy the whole world with it, and redeem not only your own but other people’s sins. Go, and do not be afraid.”  Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Ninety-Six days, ninety-six chapters and one birthday celebration.  I have gone back to Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, whereContinue reading “Journey’s End #KaramazovReadalong”

Welcome to My City

Welcome to my city – Vancouver! Vancouver is positioned in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, between Burrard Inlet to the north and the Fraser River delta to the south. We are known for our fine natural harbour facing the sea and mountains and having the mildest climate in Canada. Ours is a coastal temperate rainforest whereContinue reading “Welcome to My City”

Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz

“Art does not solve problems but makes us aware of their existence. It opens our eyes to see and our brain to imagine.” Magdalena Abakanowicz. Over the years, I have walked with the Walking Figures and felt the presence of the sculptor who created them – Magdalena Abakanowicz. Situated near the busy Vancouver street cornerContinue reading “Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz”

To Autumn by John Keats

We have entered the Autumn season of gold and red, frost and waning afternoon sunshine. When I walk among the falling leaves, I think the English Romantic poet, John Keats, who penned his last major work in 1819. “To Autumn” is a profound tribute to the season that bids farewell to summer and awaits theContinue reading “To Autumn by John Keats”

Ghostly Encounters

In our travels to Victoria, British Columbia, the Bent Mast becomes our go-to place for there is always a warm welcome.  Did you know that The Bent Mast, this House has ghostly encounters? In my experience, I have found that unusual paranormal activities are best experienced before breakfast, in the morning light, rather than inContinue reading “Ghostly Encounters”