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Warming up

October 16, 2012


Canada was built on dead beavers.  – Margaret Atwood First, apologies for the break in blogging.   I was enjoying the second half of my trip through the Canadian Maritimes without a ‘world’ book in sight.   I did however, thanks to the hundreds of second-hand bookshops (they called them used books here – one wonders what […]

Truly, politely, kindly

September 22, 2012


In the battle of words, the man of few words wins the day – Fon proverb The Fon people are the people of Benin which is currently where I am literarily if not physically. Physically I’m in a camper van in the imaginatively named Campers’ City in Moncton, New Brunswick.   It’s raining the kind […]