Tag Archives: Montreal

If They Only Wrote So Much Less

I read an interesting book recently called The Main, written by Trevanian, an author unknown to me. I had never heard of him before. A friend of mine, himself also a writer and a retired English teacher, recommended it to … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Long Time

It’s a cold wintry morning here in Montreal. The temperatures have dropped to double digits below zero. Most of the time I am okay with it but sometimes it gets to me and I find it hard to continue without … Continue reading

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Let There Be!

This weekend was strange in so many ways. It started with Friday in the afternoon and went on until late Sunday evening. That’s when everything calmed and sort of went back to normal. Strange enough, while listening to the six … Continue reading

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First Autumn

It’s almost the end of October and the cold weather has already settled in. The sky is grayish blue on most days. Had circumstances been different for me personally I would have said this is the best time of year … Continue reading

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If Only

Not long after I had moved to Montreal, at a social gathering, my friend introduced me to this great woman, a university lecturer and writer who reminded me so much of Simone De Beauvoir. A few months later, I met … Continue reading

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I Am Only Passing Through

It’s a beautiful summer morning here in Montreal, a slight breeze is coming through the window as I sip my coffee in the quiet of my living room. I look around at my books. I can’t help but wonder if … Continue reading

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Who Said Cities Don’t Smell

I was born and raised in a small village east of the Bekaa valley in Lebanon. A friendly place where everyone was somehow related to everyone else. There were three schools in the village and the school I went to … Continue reading

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