"It's Not the Destination That Matters, It's the Journey"…….

Looking for blood in the Ukraine

Ukraine family reunion blog I hired a genealogist in Ukraine to see if he could do a family tree. He traced both famines back to same village 1733 my mother … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Eyes on Aix

First impressions from first day in Aix, as the morning rain came down. Such a treat walking these ancient cobblestone streets in such a colourful city that is so full … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Aix-En-Provence 2014

Aix. Here i come!     Posted with Blogsy

January 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ulysses. By Alfred Lord Tennyson. As cited by my old friend Graeme Newbigging

  Graeme wrote: “Captain, my captain…some lines from Tennyson’s Ulysses come to mind: “I cannot rest from travel…I will drink life to the lees…for always roaming with a hungry heart … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

A response to these comments. https://www.facebook.com/jerry.diakiw?ref=tn_tnmn

A thanks to all who read, liked or commented on my cancer story https://www.facebook.com/jerry.diakiw?ref=tn_tnmn The road ahead is dark and foggy, but there are still many bright lights i see. … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Cancer: A new kind of journey

Yesterday I had a cystoscopy ( a camera examination of my bladder). ” “Do you want a fiction or the truth?. . . . you have a cancerous tumour on … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 9 Comments

Spellng Police: A form of liscenced prejudice

Does proper Spelling Matter,  Toronto Star  May 31, 2013 “Judging character or worth by how meticulous a speller a person is , is a way to say,  ‘I’m better than … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · 3 Comments