It seems appropriate to spend Canada Day in a port town. Being from Vancouver, I’m used to seeing the ocean and feeling the breeze off the water. Honestly I didn’t remember it was Canada Day until Agent R mentioned it. Canada seems a world away.
Trieste – A city on the Edge
Trieste is slightly different than Vancouver. It has been on the edge of empires for centuries and because of this really feels like an outpost. The place is tough and gritty. Where Vienna is a person of refinement who boxes at the club, Trieste is less polished and a street fighter. Continue Reading →
Wien, Wien, nur du allein Sollst stets die Stadt meiner Träume sein ! Vienna, Vienna, you alone Should always be the city of my dreams!
I recall my grandmother singing this song when I was little. It was such a lovely melody and she sang I so wistfully, I though that Vienna must be a very magical and beautiful place to inspire such a melody. Farmor grew up in Schleswig, a piece of land that went back and forth between Germany and Denmark. When she was born it was German so she always had a soft spot for German music.
Personally, I never dreamed that I’d ever make it there – yet here I am. Continue Reading →
3 June 2018
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