Murmurs of Oud

When young 15-year old Jeriah saw his gift, a new wave of excitement to learn ‘Oud’ took him with it, into an unknown companionship of tranquility for all his living years. His father was a carpenter who brought him this musical instrument on his way back from northern Egypt in the early 14th century. Jeriah… Continue reading Murmurs of Oud

Sunset with Mr. Toby

Mr. Toby Twain and his grandson Robert moved to Canada from New York city in 1931. This generation of chemists, owned a successful business in America but the shattering Great Depression of 1930s took away the dreams and hopes of millions including them, causing nation wide migration. Canada was not spared in these troubled times… Continue reading Sunset with Mr. Toby