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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Posted on November 10, 2012 by motleydragon In Canada we honour Remembrance Day on November 11.For the entire month we wear the poppy pins sold by veterans’ associations, on the 11th the entire nation stops everything  and stands … Continue reading

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The Berlin Wall

November 9th is a remarkable anniversary in many ways.  This entry from the BBC lists other key stories besides its detailed review of the fall of the Berlin Wall. But what we remember most is the incredible surprise and elation … Continue reading

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A Rough History of Disbelief… 2

Did you have time to read my blog last week, and watch the video by Jonathan Miller?  I have been thinking about it a lot, and about my decision to share my feelings and ideas more openly and deliberately.  It … Continue reading

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A Rough History of Disbelief… 1

I no longer attend any church, haven’t for many years now, but Sunday morning still feels like a time set apart from the rest of the week… a time for taking stock of my life, reading about religion, history and … Continue reading

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Decision time

The world is in such a mess, such a state of indecision and anxiety, that it is difficult to concentrate on other things.  I have been trying to get a grasp of what is happening. The talking heads drone on … Continue reading

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The Dinner Party

In 1982  I saw The Dinner Party at the Art Gallery of Ontario as soon as it opened on its very first day. I met and chatted with Judy Chicago, and she autographed my book! If I hadn’t gone then, … Continue reading

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Radio Drama!

I was twelve when my family bought their first TV. It was black and white, and we got four channels. Twenty-four hour television broadcasting, all day news and full-length feature films were not available..  A kids’ film…Tarzan or a western… … Continue reading

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