Season 2 Episode 33: The Trio on Learning a New Language

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia! Thank you for listening in! I am joined by my mother, Frances, and my sister, Sarah, to discuss – should we learn another language? In 2019, UNESCO launched a special website dedicated to the International Year of Indigenous languages (IY2019) The purpose of this website is to increase the…

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 24: Dave Astor on Writing

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.   As you all know, the book on top of my 2020 stack of books,  is Dave Astor’s Fascinating Facts About Famous Fiction Authors and the Greatest Novels…

Season 2. Episode 18: Elisabeth on Alexander Pushkin’s Duel

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 the far distance of 7,514 km or 4,669 miles. We are connecting Finland and Canada via Russian Literature. Elisabeth has come back to discuss Alexander Pushkin, poet,…

Season 2. Episode 17: Frances on Community and the Ladies’ Aid

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Frances and I are in the sewing room again, 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…

Season 2. Episode 15: Stephanie on Coaching

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. We live in a world that demands our time and energy.  These are precious and scarce resources.  There is only so much time and we have only so much energy.   Time to check in with my wellness coach, Stephanie from Bold Moves, for an…