Category Archives: Green living

ASSURE PROPERTY SOLUTIONS


Finally, I also have become the victim of an unscrupulous swindler in the home clean air industry, in spite of thinking of myself as an educated, alert senior citizen. I stay home much of my day as a writer and … Continue reading

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THE LAST FORTNIGHT OF A WORKING LIFE


The last Fortnight of a working life One can only spend so much time listening to the radio with headphones on, reading emails, soliciting work from colleagues, and trying to come up with something to do, before boredom sets in. … Continue reading

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READY TO KILL YOUR NEIGHBOUR? Strata No-Smoking Policies


  In strata complexes all around the nation a battle is going on to make strata buildings smoke free. Stratas are considered private residences, as opposed to public buildings, which house businesses or government services. Neighbours are not talking to … Continue reading

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NEWBIE AT STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER


NEWBIE AT STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER Thanks for all those who responded to my cry for feedback on the Strata swimming pool abuse by so-called guests. Although I knew I have rights as a Strata owner, I am not always … Continue reading

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HERE COME THE DUTCH!


HERE COME THE DUTCH! On Saturday a week ago I happened to watch an update on the Olympic Games with speed skating going on. I heard that the Dutch team won 24 medals, 23 in speed skating. They apparently won … Continue reading

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Vacation in the DORDOGNE, FRANCE


A few years back on a trip to the Netherlands, I also made a side trip to France, and saw the Dordogne, the river, and the Lot, also a river. Friends of mine have a so-called Gite, a vacation house … Continue reading

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Review of LUIS ALBERTO URREA’s: HUMMINGBIRD’S DAUGHTER


  Review of THE HUMMINGBIRD’S DAUGHTER by Luis Alberto Urrea.   This novel was recommended to me by a ferocious reader of Canadian Indigenous heritage. She knows that I am very interested in indigenous cultures and history and that I … Continue reading

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THE REAL DANGER OF NORTH AMERICA’S WEST COAST


The real danger to North America’s west coast. http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4643264280922078&pid=1.7&w=191&h=137&c=7&rs=1 We hear a lot about the Keystone XL pipe line project through the sensitive North American areas and the issue of oil tankers potentially polluting the coast of British Columbia in … Continue reading

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MIXED GARDENING: plant your flower gardens with vegetables


As the next season is approaching, I have started harvesting from my mixed gardening efforts. In earlier years I used to have a large vegetable garden and enjoyed rooting around in the soil, planting, and at the end of the … Continue reading

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San Francisco as you might not have seen it before


In 2011 I made a trip to see my friend, who was visiting her husband in San Francisco. This couple has an ingenious and original kind of marriage: they both live in separate cities, no, countries, but manage to get together frequently enough to … Continue reading

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