Saturday, January 30, 2016

21 Strange Communication Challenges Bilingual People Experience

Being bilingual, or more accurately bi-cultural, can be a confusing state of mind. You find yourself constantly choosing one or the other cultural norm depending on the situation. Sometimes, the norms are vastly different. Sometimes there are no parallels, which makes it very hard to explain.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Found Ukrainian Documentary

A Time to Remember

A long lost Ukrainian-Canadian CBC documentary dating back to 1988 was recently rediscovered in a library. The now ancient video tape was preserved and posted on YouTube. The story documents 100 years of immigration from Ukraine to Canada. It was produced in tribute to 1000 years of Christianity in Ukraine -- at a time when the Soviet Iron Curtain prevented those still in Ukraine from practicing their faith, and even emigrating at will.