Monthly Archives: April 2016

My father’s 25 de Abril

       Antonio Cabral de Melo We remember 25 de Abril as a nation’s embryonic struggle towards freedom. But for me, the Portuguese day of liberation took on new meaning when my father was buried on April 25, 2005. For … Continue reading

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On the Old Ontario Strand

        Sheet music published by J.H. Peel Music Publishing Co., Toronto. Cover   by Virginia Boake ‘48 and Music arrangement by Joyce Belyea ‘46 As much as my writing reveals a nostalgic longing for the place and time of my childhood, … Continue reading

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Reading with my Grandfather on Sunday afternoons

  When I was a little boy, around the age of six or seven, I would spend quiet Sunday afternoons lying in bed with my grandfather, reading. I can still see the Louis XV style bedroom set in our house … Continue reading

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