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.
Archives for October 2016
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.”
The Al Capone lecture was the perfect introduction to our tour the next day of Chicago neighbourhoods that were notorious in the 20s and 30s for illegal activities and major crimes.
Change is part of everything living, whether I like it or not; it will take place with or without my approval.
Since 1982, the castle has been owned and operated once again as a hotel by the van Kuik family. For about the price of a mid-range hotel, in this part of Europe you can stay in a real castle! Only one disappointment… we didn’t see any ghosts.
Few things unite and promote community engagement like arts programs and initiatives. From multigenerational interaction to volunteerism, cities that have a robust local arts community foster greater cohesion and collaboration.
Drone technology has come a long way in the past several years, taking in broader views than ever before. From the entertainment sector to practical work environments, such as construction and agriculture, the brains behind UAV’s have developed to accommodate more of our requests in faster, sleeker style.
On any given day, they come…memories, playing like movies in my head.
In this busy, insta-gratification and appearance-obsessed society, it’s hard enough to slow down and deepen your awareness of the present moment. But it is even more challenging when the present moment involves a level of pain and suffering you desperately don’t want to feel.
An adventurours trip through a largely untouched part of Siberia traveling along the rivers Yama, Lankova and Ola. 16 days of extreme outdoor trekking. Feeling nature with every fiber of your body and conquering the hardships of nature.