It’s Farley Mowat week in Port Hope: His 100th birthday! St. Mark’s Anglican Church, the oldest church in Port Hope. Messenger RNA and Biotech: Life altering technology! More Bahamas music.
The Elias Smith House in Port Hope (aka Canada House) and a novel linked to it by Jane Urquhart, a bit of a rant about those that believe stories they want to hear, some stuff about the American Writer George Saunders and musings about what we can take away from his story “Elliott Spencer” (2019, New Yorker) and lastly, “Sometimes” David Whyte’s poem and meditation on walking in the forest.
No fishing the Ganny in Port Hope during Covid; The Ganaraska river and Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny annual event; Nomadland; Trail Name Jasper hiking videos.
Ganaraska trail in Port Hope; Ganaraska Hiking Club; 2 old men Walking and literature that has caught my attention
Pandemic trivia: where we stand with Covid Wave 3; a Bahamas music sampler and a bit of information about Port Hope.
Some thoughts on Poetry Month, the Pandemic, Andrea Dorfman's Film How to be Home.
Resuming my blog after a long absence, since June 2019. My life has changed so much since then and after a long pandemic inspired introspective “self-improvement” program, I am trying to get back to my writing practice and explain here some changes in my life and my plans for the blog.
I am a bit tardy in writing blogs this trip, I won't bore you with my excuses, but instead will put the energy into trying to catch up. We arrived at the Penzion Lukanc on Friday at about 5 p.m. - 24 hours after I arrived at Pearson to catch my flight. It is a … Continue reading June 7 – Arrive for 6 nights at Penzion Lukanc, Bled, Austria
I leave for Trieste, Italy on Thursday and head to my Italian Alps (Dolomites) hiking adventure. My Itinerary is: June 7-12: Bled Slovenia June 13: Heiligenblut Austria June 14-19: Sappada Italy I am heading out with a Toronto group of 14 hikers, led by Tom Fiore, who leads Sunday hikes in the GTA and organizes a … Continue reading Preparing for My Next Adventure
Saturday June 9th, 2018 Well, the rainy camino has ended an yet it still rains. I wasn't expecting great weather for my walk into Santiago and I wasn't disappointed. I left the albergue at 6:30 am, hoping to find a coffee somewhere in the next 10 km, but I hadn't anticipated the walk over the … Continue reading I Made It Through The Rain – Outeiro to Santiago de Compostela