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To Post or Not to Post? Unpublished blog rediscovered

Since this past April I’ve been working on post production for a documentary I shot in Peru. Sorting through a wealth of material (four months of filming) with locations at the seaside, the Andes Mountains and the Amazon Jungle. 637 more words


Embracing Death, living life.

Seven years ago, May 28th 2009, I found myself in a situation where I fully expected to die. As I lay motionless on a tiled floor a wave of calm swept over me. 310 more words


Beans, peas and sprouts. Eating raw just got simpler.

I didn’t ever consider that growing sprouts could be so easy. My first mistake was with quantity.  I used about a half cup of dried lentils when a tablespoon would have been more than enough.  234 more words


Noni through the eye of the Llama

Peruvian Heartache
– Documentary Film in Production

Written and Produced by Alison (Noni) Richards

Llamas with blue eyes are rare. 8 more words


Saying goodbye to Summer

I’ve been fortunate to spend a good deal of time this summer tending to a lush garden just outside of Toronto in Oshawa. My aunt and uncle have lived there for over 53 years but still add new plants each season. 281 more words