Season 2. Episode 8: Celebrating Robert Burns Address to a Haggis

Welcome to a special episode of Tea Toast and Trivia. I am you host, Rebecca Budd and I’m looking forward to sharing this moment with you.  Tonight, we celebrate Robert Burns, affectionately known as Rabbie Burns, the great Scottish poet and lyricist.  He has been given the honoured titles of National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire…

Season 2. Episode 7: Fashion, Closets & Organization

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am joined by my sister, Sarah, and my mother, Frances, as we consider the idea of fashion, closets and organization. There are many ideas on how to arrange our clothes and declutter our closets.  Join us for a candid discussion on how this…

Season 2. Episode 6: Dave Astor on Connecting via Books

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Today, Dave Astor and I are bridging the 3,923 kilometers between New Jersey to Vancouver. Winter is a time for books, tea, great conversations and more books.  Dave will be sharing his thoughts on how to decide what to read next, how to write…

Season 2. Episode 4: Elisabeth on Ivan Turgenev

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Elisabeth van der Meer from the extraordinary blog, A Russian Affair, has joined me from the far distance of 7,514 km or 4,669 miles. Yes, I am thrilled to report that once again, we are connecting Finland and Canada via Russian Literature. Elisabeth has…

Season 2. Episode 3: Frances on The Art of Sewing

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Frances and I are in the sewing room, with the material stacked on one side of the room and on the other, the finished costumes for an upcoming dance performance.  It’s exciting to see the progress, week to week on the colourful tutus and…

Episode 49: Stephanie on the Holidays

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. It is December 27th and within a few short days we will welcome 2020, a new year and a new decade.  Have you made your resolutions yet?  Every year, the top resolutions are always about taking care of ourselves.  Whether it is losing weight,…