Episode 22: The Power of Listening

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia! Thank you for listening in on Episode 22 of the Tea Toast & Trivia podcast conversation. I am joined by my sister, Sarah, and my mother, Frances, as we discuss the power of listening. How do we engage our sense of hearing to influence communities, both local and global?…

Episode 12: Tea and Oranges

Welcome to Tea. Toast. & Trivia. This is the second podcast in 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 delicious tastes. My name is Rebecca Budd and…

Episode 6: The One Room Schoolhouse

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Søren Kierkegaard Thank you for joining my mom, Frances and me on Tea Toast and Trivia.  The One Room Schoolhouse is the first in a series of podcasts that look back on a time that will never be again. I am reminded by…

Episode 5: Happy Birthday, Vincent

“I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.” Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) Today is Vincent van Gogh 166th birthday.  While he was relatively an unknown in his lifetime,…

Episode 4: Fish & Gutter Lasses

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Join me as I travel across the ocean to Shetland, where the fresh sea air and rugged landscape captures the spirit of the adventurous souls.  Shetland is in the northern region of the United Kingdom just above the Orkney Islands. With a latitude north…

Episode 2: Building Community with Sarah Ahmadi

  Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia, The conversation today is about community. How do we define community? How do we engage in community building? How do we share our personal goals within the context of community?   To answer these questions, I have asked Sarah Ahmadi, Executive Director of Pro Arte Centre for Performing…