Sun Tea on the Deck

(C) Julie Boyd 2010 ‘Would you like some sun-tea?’ From my prone position on a daybed atop the deck outside my friend Jeanne’s lake-house I replied ‘yes please’, followed closely by ‘what’s sun tea?’ ‘Ah, you Aussies think that America is the land of the coffee drinker and we know nothing about drinking tea, but […]

Are We Failing Our Kids?

Canadians are doing it, Americans are doing it too! What about Australians? Nearly half of the Canadians polled in a recent Harris-Decima survey said they feel Canada’s educational system does not adequately prepare young people for work in the modern economy. Albertans are most pessimistic about the system – 52 per cent say they find […]