Tag Archives: Canada

Out of your skin

What are we supposed to get out of this (story, poem, play)? While the formal reading group meets once a month, I read and discussed the same pieces of literature in different locations informally. In the previous book club discussion-(February-2018) … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Around Family Day-2018

A  home library consists of unique books- with related notes- and picture library, and journals-diaries which provide a great resource to gaining and building perspectives. As it becomes a bit warmer, I did my first walk and reading of Riverwood- … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Journal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Our trees still grow in Palam

When they first came to Malta in 2010, their grandmother had told me in  a sad voice-

“Give them so much love that they do not miss me.”

It was a tall order, which no one can fulfill, but even if one falls short, it is a good goal to try and measure oneself to. Continue reading

Posted in Diary, Mentoring | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Here’s to our High School Days-Year End Diary-2017

Where-ever one goes, one finds some aspects of the local community which are interesting and worth learning from and imbibing. Continue reading

Posted in Diary, Mentoring, Reading Journal, Tripoli Reading Group | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Outside the Frame-Notes from my Reading journal-2017

“It’s – just – light a little candle” Nurse-Una Brownly- a nurse from Livingstonia Mission, Malawi In Paul Theroux’s –Dark Star Safari- Overland from Cairo to Cape Town-page 311 “Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, Reading Journal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Retelling the Stories of our Community-Museums as Thinking places

When one goes into a group experience, one goes in as an individual but the impact and growth are immense if one tries to imbibe the group personality and lessons learned. Looking back at 2017- I recall some interesting walks … Continue reading

Posted in Diary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Selfish ?

Paul Theroux says in his book-Dark Star Safari that he despised the word- Retired- and equated it with surrender. On occasion of Canada 150, I spent some time reflecting on facets of Canadian life -through discussions with Seniors and reviewing my Reading Journal Continue reading

Posted in Canada 150 years, Everyday History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment