Canadian Military & World Wars with Dr. Tim Cook

It was a great pleasure to talk with Dr. Tim Cook about the World Wars from a Canadian Historian. Dr. Cook’s experiences during his career as a historian are fascinating, and he also discussed many aspects of his jobs both at the Library and Archives Canada, as well as the Canadian War Museum. As he…

Canadian Pacific Railway with Alex Williamns

Such a great recording with Alex Williamns! He is the Content Creator at Knightworthy Media House, and also the podcast host of My Wax Museum. We did the recording through Skype, and used our own microphones to record. It added a great dimension of talking “face to face”. Here is the image Alex mentioned during…

War Tanks with Elias Parent

Welcome to the world of Tanks! Today we chat with Elias Parent about war Tanks. His passion for everything about World Wars is evident when he speaks about the subject. The heavy tanks had a big gun, big armour, they were really slow but they were tough. The medium tanks were a jack-of-all-trades, […] with…

Leonardo da Vinci with Emma Skrypchuk

Welcome to this episode! Emma and I were in some history classes together, and although our special interests are not completely identical (Vikings versus the Ancient World), we both agree that da Vinci is cool. Like, very cool. 😉 “There was no such thing as a ridiculous question for Leonardo da Vinci…. He would ask…

Fallout Video Game with Quinn Blanchard + Bonus Episode

This is the first Video Game History episode. What an amazing world to discuss with Quinn! Quinn wore his Fallout vault shirt for the recording, which was a perfect addition to his description of the different video game versions. We ended up talking in detail about his passionate pastime, so long in fact that I…

China & Hong Kong with Dr. Hoi Cheu + Bonus Episode

On another rainy day in August, I spent some time in Dr. Cheu’s home office discussing the news that were unfolding in Hong Kong. These events were important to discuss, because the professor grew up in Hong Kong. There were a few personal stories that peppered the interview, and these highlighted the vast differences between…

Champagne with Stephanie Piché

And on to the Second Episode! Stephanie and I met many years ago when we were in BPW (Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women ), a group encouraging women in business ventures. This particular recording was done minutes after a serious downpour of torrential rain, followed by thunder and lighting. There might be some small…

Lews Castle

#PetitPod Welcome to the first PetitPod episode!* Today I would love to share with you about Lews Castle. This stark yet stunning building has an interesting history. Groome describes the landscape as: “…so beautiful and well laid out that both gardens and grounds compare favourably with any in Scotland…” This castle was a fun choice,…