There I was, walking through Green Park in central London just the other day…
March 27th, 2014

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There I was, walking through Green Park in central London just the other day. Swans were gliding, buds were sprouting, tulips were boasting. Not hard to take, especially after our interminable winter. I love London, always have. Even in March, the streets around Parliament are bursting with tourists from all over the planet, everyone gawking at Big Ben and soaking in the history, popular versions of which have been serialized for television. We’ve all seen the Tudors and so one half expects Henry VIII to round the corner with his latest bride in tow. Well not really, but you know what I mean. The city is alive with a strong sense of its imperial past, no escaping it.

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Postcards From the Edge will return next week, as the Dean of Graduate Studies is out of town, and away from her computer
March 14th, 2014

Rushing to write a little here after three long weeks off the blog.
March 7th, 2014

Rushing to write a little here after three long weeks off the blog. I have been traveling again, although this time back to the sunny-friendly island of St Martin in the Caribbean. It’s an annual pilgrimage of the mind and body, and highly recommended for all Canadians who are dreaming of better climes. There is nothing sweeter than getting off an Air Canada jet in the middle of the sultry tropics—in February. (more…)