Episode 37 Connecting Finland and Canada via Russian Literature

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Russian literature has captured my heart ever since I read the opening paragraphs of Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak. A funeral and a mother’s grave – profound, moving, unforgettable way to begin a narrative. I was 15 years old when first I read Doctor…

Episode 34: Frances on Two Sisters Look Back

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening!  Wherever you are, thank you for listening in. In one of my last conversations with my Father before he passed several years ago, he asked me to tell the stories.  I gave my promise, without having a full understanding of what telling the…

Episode 32: Brian on the Greater Journey

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in.   Brian, my brother, came back to continue the discussion on embracing our creativity.  Today, we are looking at the greater journey by celebrating the past and giving relevance to where we are here, right now.  Brian talks about our father’s love of music…

Episode 16: Looking Back with Frances

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening, – wherever you are, thank you for listening in. All of us have a story to tell.  Our lives are full of drama, celebrations, joys, sorrows – even a little mystery, intrigue, and magic are sprinkled on some of the more mundane moments…

Episode 14: A Ghost Story

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Do you believe in Ghosts?  Phantoms? Spirits?  The unknown? I invite you to put the kettle on and join Frances and me as we investigate the mysterious. I am your host Rebecca Budd and I’m looking forward to sharing this moment with you. Even the most ardent doubter listens…