Episode 11: It’s All About Fashion

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.     The conversation today is about fashion. I am joined by my sister, Sarah and my mother, Frances as we look back on how fashion has shaped our personal understanding of elegance, beauty, trends and sustainability. So put the kettle on and listen in as we discuss sewing […]

Episode 10: Celebrating Books

“Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. O no, it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wand’ring bark, Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.” (Sonnet 116)”William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, Sonnets Today […]

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 […]