Season 2. Episode 16: Dave Astor on Books & Creativity

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Dave Astor and I are once again  bridging the 3,923 kilometers between New Jersey to Vancouver. The book on top of my 2020 stack of books,  is Dave Astor’s Fascinating Facts About Famous Fiction Authors and the Greatest Novels of All Time: The Book…

Season 2. Episode 13: The Trio On 25 in 2020 Challenge

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” Oscar Wilde Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Books book and more books.  This year Frances, my mother, Sarah, my sister and I have embarked on a challenge to…

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 2: Martha on Librarians are Awesome

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Neil Gaiman said “Librarians are the coolest people out there doing the hardest job out there on the frontlines. And every time I get to encounter or work with librarians, I’m always impressed by their sheer awesomeness.” Librarians have awesome, even magical powers.  They…

Episode 46: Dave Astor on Literature

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Winter is a time for books, tea, great conversations and more books. Yes, books.  I have a stack ready for January 2020 along with a stash of tea:  English Breakfast and Irish Breakfast, each with a subtle nuance.  Chai, Green, Oolong, and White. I…