Episode 9: April 13, 1742

  On April 14, 2019, The Sun Run encompassed the Vancouver weekend scene.  It is a wonderful event. Participants, both runners and walkers, embarked on a scenic course that runs through Stanley Park, the downtown corridors of Burrard and Georgia before heading over Cambie Street Bridge to the finish line.  It was a celebration and […]

Episode 8: It’s All About Tea

Welcome to Tea. Toast. & Trivia. I’m your host, Rebecca Budd This episode is the first of the series called, “It’s all about tea.” So put the kettle on and join me for Tea, Toast and Trivia, where we will discuss the mysteries and adventures of tea: their origins, myths, aromas and fragrant tastes. My […]

Episode 7: Homecoming

Homecoming, belonging, community. Those words come to me as I watch from my window, patiently waiting.It is the time – late afternoon, almost dusk when the sky changes to a deeper blue. It has become my daily ritual, along with my afternoon tea. First there are a few. Then, after a brief pause, there are […]

Episode 6: The One Room Schoolhouse

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Søren Kierkegaard Thank you for joining my mom, Frances and me on Tea Toast and Trivia.  The One Room Schoolhouse is the first in a series of podcasts that look back on a time that will never be again. I am reminded by […]

Episode 5: Happy Birthday, Vincent

“I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.” Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) Today is Vincent van Gogh 166th birthday.  While he was relatively an unknown in his lifetime, […]