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I was just an infant when I arrived in Canada. My first home language was Greek, eventually learning English during school. My parents and I practiced our Greek heritage through community events, and I went to Greek classes after school and Saturdays. By university I was living two cultures, two... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at The Buzz...About Books
Thank you Estelle for your contribution!
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When you are young you may never think it will happen to you, or it's way far off, and then one day... it happens. Whatever you want to call it, you're older, old, middle aged, a senior. There's more gray hair, you suddenly need glasses for everything etc., etc. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at The Buzz...About Books
Better late than never JB! It's a great book, a Canadian classic. I look forward to going to the Lucy Maud Montgomery birthplace in PEI. Thanks! Despina
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That sounds amazing Jen, thank you! Despina
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I was heartened when I asked library staff and customers for their favourite books by Indigenous authors for our Reading Challenge – they responded with such passion. I believe that Indigenous literature may be one more path to Truth and Reconciliation. I've hosted many author talks and lectures at my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at The Buzz...About Books
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