On a recent holiday in Puglia, Italy, Julia McLean visits the remarkable site of Matera, a UNESCO world Heritage site, which is preserved much as it might have appeared in Pre-Christian and Medieval times. It was here that Mel Gibson filmed The Passion of Christ. And Julia has a few words of advice for Mel.
Archives for July 2010
Thriving On the Other Side continues with therapy to gain insight into the childhood abuse she suffered and begins to ask why her mother turned away from the truth.
Just who is reaping economic opportunities from the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf? Phyllis Wilson explores the fact that in every crisis there is opportunity, like it or not.
At resorts like Quebec City’s Le Chateau Bonne Entente, relaxation comes as naturally as breathing. This is the essence of French Canada, where ongoing beauty harmonizes with more than four centuries of regional tradition to bring you a dream getaway in one of Canada’s most charming cities.
One of the things I love most about photography is that you don’t have to go far and wide to find beautiful photos; you can find them anywhere. Often they are right under your nose. This skull has been hanging around our home for many years — I have a previous post on bones which […]
Peter Miles takes a hilarious yet insightful look at the excuses behind Writers Block and decides the answer to overcoming it is simple, but not what most writers want to hear.
On her farm in Normandy, France, Julia McLean feeds lambs, evaluates rams, and takes the modern-day shepherdess life in good stride.
A runner discovers that the sounds of the early morning in the rain beat out any iPod playlist.
The ongoing story of a girl and her van on an epic journey across Canada. Day 16 (Tues, May 25th) I need to mention two more things about Hope before we can all move on. #1 Angie and I went for a walk along the river and we saw the miraculous Jesus Ducks. These little […]
This week, helicopter pilot Allan Cram discovers the safety and security manual he says his crew should have received when they first arrived in Afghanistan. Better late than never? Maybe not in a country in the midst of war, where every common type of gunfire is identified in a manual.