For many of us, there is nothing like a winter break to the sun, sand and surf, looking forward to a beach holiday and leaving the un-predictability of winter weather behind. It can be fun just to be spontaneous and grab the best deal, and for some people, the anticipation and planning can be just as much fun. For Paul, it started with a conversation, last year, around Mother’s Day. Paul over heard a staff talking to her mother, and he felt sad that his own mother was no longer around. The empathy of the staff person, led to a heart to heart chat about Paul's favorite memories with his … [Read more...] about Cuba Calling
As a start to Making Work Work - The blog, it seems fitting to pose the question "So what do you do?" This is a loaded question that society deems so relevant in personal 'worth' and defining who we are. Within the first two minutes of meeting someone that question inevitably comes up. The answer is based on our education, the priorities and expectations set by our family and culture; who we know, how we got there and of course the hidden agenda of how much we get for doing what we do. Suppose the paradigm was shifted to a society where "What do YOU do?" meant "What is at the heart of who … [Read more...] about Soooooo What do you do?
Keeping in line with the upcoming MONTAGE SUPPORT SERVICES What’s YOUR Dream? Gala, and completely by coincidence, Abdullah and Chris recently performed in a uniquely adapted version of A Mid Summer Night’s Dream. The production was very much an interactive afternoon of Shakespeare’s words, shadow puppets, music makers, original art and an apothecary of magical potions. The JCC Miles Nadal community centre houses the Al Green Theatre, which was transformed into the mystyical woods where the story- telling begins. Chris sang a melodic solo accompanied by a beautiful stream of music in the … [Read more...] about What a Dream it was !