I received a Word file in Ukrainian this morning that started as follows:
It came from a man named Andriy who lives in Kyiv, Ukraine and is writing a book about Ukrainian hockey players, including my cousin Gus Bodnar.
It is alas written in Ukrainian, which I do not read, write or speak. I’ll have to start cultivating some Ukrainian friends. Perhaps my brother Steve who, in Saskatoon, lives in one of the epicentres of Ukrainian-Canadianess.
Allan Rankin, David Weale, Perry Williams and Brad Fremlin are combining their considerable talents this summer to present Here On The Island: A Harvest of Stories and Songs.
They’re up every Saturday night at the Harbourfront Jubilee Theatre in Summerside. It should be a good show.