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 27, 2010, Ponta Delgada

A gradual transformation has occurred over my trip to the central group. I no longer feel like a tourist in Ponta Delgada. This weekend, a planeload of Swedes have dropped into the city. I watch them, a large family asking my neighborhood cafe owner for a toy store to calm a wailing kid. A couple walking up and down the ...
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November 1 , 2010, Ponta Delgada

Today is All Saints Day. Everything is closed, the churches are full. The sun shines above in a cloudless blue sky. Being in Portugal has brought me back in touch with the role of the Bible and Christianity in Western life. Here holidays and the Church are still taken seriously and the contrast between secular Toronto and religious Ponta Delgada ...
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