P.G. Wodehouse, the creator of Jeeves and Bertie Wooster and other eccentric characters in a string of comic novels, dedicated one of the novels, “To my daughter Leonora without whose never-failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been finished in half the time.”By GEORGE BAIN5 min
Great art, really great art, whatever its format, must be guided by an invisible hand: the spontaneous blossoming of humanity caught in a moment’s creative impulse. That’s even more true of a great people, like Newfoundlanders. Spontaneity is their middle name.By Peter C. Newman5 min
The Tall Ships - Many Locations. Regattas, pageants, parades, festivities and fairs. Forty-five communities invite you to join our greatest celebration ever in 1994. June 1 - September 30 Metro International Caravan - Toronto. A travel adventure through 40 pavilions representing Toronto’s many cultures.
Monteregie, known as the garden of Québec, is near Montréal, and is worthwhile from both the historic and romantic point of view. There are numerous historic sites and you can take a cruise on the Richelieu River. Famous Estrie (Eastern Townships), 75 km from Montréal, is an elegant tourist region featuring some of Québec’s finest scenery and best skiing.
The least politically correct opinion in America these days is that Schindler’s List is a movie with problems. Reviews of the Steven Spielberg epic extolling a clever German industrialist who saved more than 1,000 Jews from Nazi death camps were euphoric.By FRED BRUNING4 min
It was a common refrain among nervous whites in the late 1960s in what was then Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe: “If the blacks take over, everything will go to hell.” Whether it was uttered in disgust or with an air of lofty resignation, the phrase encapsulated the white minority’s fears and offered the ultimate justification for their resistance to black-majority rule.By CHRIS ERASMUS6 min
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