Episode 21: Tea with a Poet, Mário de Andrade

  Welcome to Tea. Toast. & Trivia. This is the third podcast of the series called,  “It’s all about tea.” So put the kettle on and join me in discussing the mysteries and adventures of tea: their origins, myths, aromas and delicious tastes.  Today, we are heading to Brazil to meet up with the Mário…

Episode 20: The Importance of Being Important

“Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.” Marcus Aurelius, The Emperor’s Handbook Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia Thank you for listening in… It is important to be important? I am joined…

Episode 19: It’s About Time

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. The conversation today is about time. I am joined by my sister, Sarah and my mother Frances as we consider the gift of time. How do we honour the moments that have been given? What tools can we use to achieve the best possible…

Episode 18: In the Chicken Coop

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening, – wherever you are, thank you for listening in. The United Nations designated the year 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).  This year, on May 29, 2019, the United Nations launched  the Decade of Family Farming from 2019 – 2028….

Episode 17: Dancing with Daffodils

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia   Good morning, Good Afternoon Good Evening – wherever you are, thank you for listening in and joining the podcast conversation. Today, I’m taking poetry with my tea. Poetry is necessary.  It is an intense, emotional language that speaks to our spirit, to our deep need for understanding and…

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…