In Words Dwell Worlds

New Website

At long last the nineties look of my old website has been refreshed in time for spring and a new book! The navigation is streamlined and we have an elegant colour scheme. It’s still a work in progress, so do feel free to give me feedback and thanks to Eddie Faria for the design and work.   Stay tuned for ...
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September 18, 2010, Faial

Unlike in Sao Miguel, the bus service in Faial is good for islanders and bad for tourists. If I want to see the museum located at the site of the volcanic eruption of Capelinos, the catalyst for the Azorean migration to the States and Canada, I must either walk the 30 km or hire a car. But luckily for me, ...
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August 23, 2010, Toronto

I’ve begun packing. Visits to the doctor’s office have led to prescriptions for Dukoral (an oral vaccine against cholera and traveler’s diarrhea), a scopalamine patch for sea-sickness (witches used this drug to create feelings of “flying” and communicating with god back in the day – where did those days go?), and the usual precautionary bottle of Cipro, vitamins and such ...
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