Season 2 Episode 32: Jean-Jacques Fournier The Poetry of Crows & Ravens

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia Thank you for listening in. I am delighted and thrilled that my dear friend and poet; Jean-Jacques Fournier is with me today to speak about crows, and ravens within his poetry. As background, ravens and crows are embedded within our mythologies from ancient times. In Greek mythology the crow…

Season 2 Episode 31: Elisabeth On The Eugene Onegin Challenge

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Elisabeth Van Der Meer from the extraordinary blog, A Russian Affair, has once again joined me from Finland, the far distance of 7,514 km from Vancouver. Elisabeth issued  “The Eugene Onegin Challenge” which is happening on her blog, A Russian Affair.  I have taken…

Season 2 Episode 30: The Trio on Living in the Time of Covid19

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in.    I am joined by my mother, Frances, and my sister, Sarah to share our thoughts on living in the time of Covid19.  How do we embrace a new reality within this unexpected worldwide disruption?  Within a few short weeks, the terms “social distancing”…

Season 2 Episode 29: Sylvia on the Joy of Music

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Today, I am delighted that Sylvia, a remarkable blogger and dear friend, has come back on Tea Toast & Trivia. We are once again bridging the 4,245 kilometres, as the crow flies, between Florida and British Columbia I have followed Sylvia’s blog, Another Day…

Season 2 Episode 28: Liz Gauffreau on The Art of Writing

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am delighted and thrilled that my dear friend,  writer and poet, Elizabeth Gauffreau  and I are bridging the 3,897 kilometers, as the crow flies,  between New Hampshire and Vancouver.  Liz holds a BA in English/Writing from Old Dominion University and an MA in English/Fiction Writing…

Season 2 Episode 27: The Trio on Communication

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in.    April 27th is “Morse Code Day”  which commemorates Samuel F.B. Morse and the Morse Code, an event that forever changed the way our world conveyed messages. The sound of the staccato taps reminds me of adventures past and the darker days of wartime…