Robert's Thoughts

FINALLY

November 30, 2021

  I am happy to report that, after a five-year struggle with ideas and words and a year of trying to keep my cool as the process of getting my book published lurched forward...

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Once Upon a Time…

October 30, 2021

During the last few days I had to run around quite a bit to get all the bells and whistles in their proper place so that the “launch” of my latest book, WHITEWASH, could take...

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WHITEWASH

September 29, 2021

I undertook in my last blog that, if all goes well, I will attach a complimentary copy of my new book, WHITEWASH, to my October 1 blog for each of you and for any of your friends...

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A NEW BOOK

August 31, 2021

A number of you, dear readers, have been asking for information about when  my next opus will officially see the light of day. Coincidentally, my publisher has just told me that...

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The Russian Bear

July 31, 2021

Yana and her family left Romania for Canada over two decades ago. They would have liked to have done so earlier but, her husband being a PEP (Politically Exposed Person during the...

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The Year 1944

June 30, 2021

Nineteen forty-four was a horrible year in many parts of the world: the bombing of London by the Luftwaffe, the invasion of Hungary by the Germans, atrocities by the Nazis in...

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Life’s Cruel Lottery

May 30, 2021

In memoriam of those who fell from the skies at Lago Maggiore in May 2021 Budapest, August 1944 Achtung, Achtung, Lichtspiele: Bácska, Baja, Földvár, Budapest Krokodil...

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Cowdray Park 1951

April 30, 2021

April is a maddening month every year: not spring, not winter and certainly not summer. And this year we also had to endure COVID. And the Chauvin trial and the difficulties with...

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Monarchy or Republic?

March 30, 2021

Oprah Winfrey’s interview of Meghan and Harry has reignited the discussion in Canada about whether the country should change from having a monarch as Head of State or not. To...

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Lincoln Was Right

February 26, 2021

  Shame on the forty-three GOP Senators who, in spite of overwhelming proof to the contrary, declared former President Trump not guilty of attempting to stop the peaceful...

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