The Echoes of History

| May 7, 2017

Echo 1 Finding Tales within the Mortar The days turn warm and the flowers come out sharing their colours for all of us who walk by, as steadfast pollinators dance between petals. Their steady hum another song to this ear. I watch as a robin on duty, fleet of foot, tilts its head towards the […]

London Scottish Film Stars

| March 5, 2015

Actors and the Great War Seemingly one just has to ferret about the internet and much will be revealed simply by coming up with the right combination of search terms. Recently I was reviewing none other than Basil Rathbone’s Great War service, with the Liverpool Scottish, when I learned of three actors who served during […]

Lawrence of Arabia

| August 27, 2014

Soundtracks that Make Us… As I continue to watch and listen to this film I am never dissatisfied with its composition. I am always eager from one scene to the next. The “el ‘awrence” imagery, score and sound are captivating, bringing the viewer deeper into the fold. When I watched the film recently I took […]

Imagination in One Breath

| January 27, 2012

As I wander about, at the start of my day, I inevitably look upon the cracked concrete slab of the parkade and allow myself to drift. I follow the lines in their contortions and soon find myself turning to a great adventure. I am reminded of Burton and Speke, the Mountains of the Moon and […]