My Pilgrimage of Remembrance for an Uncle I Never Knew.

My Pilgrimage of Remembrance for an Uncle I Never Knew.

I travel to Holland and Germany interviewing Dutch people at the Holten Canadian Cemetery where he is buried. Then I go to Sogel Germany and am able to find the spot where he was killed in action, and where he was first buried before repatriation to Holten. An emotional but amazing experience. Interviews with many people illuminate a tremendous story of our soldiers, and the Holland people.

Going to Istanbul? Try cookingalaturka!

Going to Istanbul? Try cookingalaturka!

It was a free day in Istanbul at the end of our great Turkish holiday. We had done the main sites and the boat tour of the Bosporus. What to do? Looking at some of the tourist promotions I found the ad for Eveline Zoutendjik’s alaturka cooking class. Eveline was born...