Barcelona is Spain’s top tourist destination and for good reason, its art and architecture rivals that of any other great European city... a thriving and evolving cultural centre, there is something for everyone in Barcelona.
You’re looking to broaden your experience by visiting somewhere different and do things that you’ve not done before. Enter Turkey. This country with its city of Istanbul which stands at the gateway where East meets West has much to offer anyone who comes here on a spiritual retreat or soul-searching journey. Here are a few suggestions.
Without the benefits of medical research, the human lifespan would be much shorter than it is today. In order to continue making medical breakthroughs, we must find ways to fund and support research of diseases and cures.
Beings and versions of us who are calling out to be heard, no matter how small the sound might feel, amid the noise of it all … calling out for someone to notice … to hear and listen and respond, with simple kindness. To interrupt the rude, and to stop the ride, and to pause on the timeline.
A result of the very long unpaid or inadequately paid period of apprenticeship, during which survival is dependent on adhering closely to programs established at the higher levels of the hierarchy, is training in avoiding independent thought, especially avoiding noticing when the results of research are not serving the general public.
Once upon a time, I knew a boy whose parents fell out of love and stopped living together at his home. It was very sad for the boy, because where once there had been joy, now there was only loneliness in his heart.
When I started my own publishing company, I had the chance to sit down with the owner of the largest science fiction publisher in Canada. We talked about a lot of the arcane details of publishing but most of our discussion was on how to drive sales. His strongest bit of advice was this: “You know what the best way is to sell your books? Have them on bookstore shelves.”
In 2006, Baycrest teamed up with Scotiabank to begin an annual charity hockey tournament in Toronto. The tournament, called the Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am Tournament, raises funds to support Alzheimer’s research. It lasts three days and allows amateurs to play with and against a host of NHL pros.