The Great Generational Divide

Businessmen Fencing

In recent discussions with family and extended family, I have come to the realization that there is a vast chasm in how we view the world. We, of the post-war baby boomer generation, made a significant impact on the world. Yes, we pushed the limits and called a “spade a spade” but even using that idiom in today’s world implies racism. So what is going on? Continue reading “The Great Generational Divide”

De-Clutter to De-Stress


by Dr Joe Kosterich

This week is the twice-yearly council pick up where you can put junk on the front verge for collection. Generally, other people collect much of the stuff that gets thrown out before the council comes around. One person’s junk can be another’s treasure.

This got me thinking about how cluttered our lives can become. We all accumulate stuff. But how much of it do we use and how much just sits around? This is a universal problem. Japanese writer Marie Kondo had great success with her “KonMari” method of de-cluttering. Continue reading “De-Clutter to De-Stress”

Hola Spain: 5 Reasons You’ll Fall In Love With It


We have to admit that we’re a little bit prejudiced. After travelling to most countries in Europe, our favourite is Spain. It was rather surprising the first time there because it wasn’t at all what we had anticipated. The most visited countries in Europe seem to be France and Italy, and they certainly have their share of history and culture in spades. However, when you cross into Spain, the atmosphere and experience are much different. Continue reading “Hola Spain: 5 Reasons You’ll Fall In Love With It”