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When Leonard Cohen said 'But Love's the only engine of survival'', he said it all. I focus on the arts as a way of preserving the human spirit in a time of great suffering and sorrow.


Old, bold, on hold ex journalist, sometime poet, painter and Oma. Canadian of German extraction, living on Vancouver Island. Grateful that war has so far not come to this corner of the world. Weeping for those who are in its grip.