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Settling back in, nouns of address, Cuban rum and cigars

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Within hours of our return home yesterday we had unpacked, put away the suitcases, beach bags and computers,...

The Homestead – a John Dunn story

A stone cairn stands close to the heart of the town of Almonte. Erected on the lawn in front of the complex housing the...

You’ve changed!

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Changing one’s personality is something I would have thought as likely as a leopard changing its spots. However,...

My theory

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is probably peculiar to aged people especially to dwell upon the development of theories for living. If...

Study & work habits

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Glancing back on a lifetime of educational studies and the practice of law I thought some reminiscence about...

Argument

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Funny thing about arguments, they can go both ways if you're not careful.  Listening for example to Breitbart...

Finding meaning in life’s tests with help from Dr. Viktor Frankl

I am framing the following reflections by combining a skeletal outline of the thought and medical practice of Dr. Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) with the...

Meditation: Rational and supra-rational functions

Distinguishing Meditation from Prayer Generally speaking, meditation is more widely practiced in the religions of South Asia (Hinduism and Buddhism), while prayer is more prominent...

The distraction of materialism

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is I confess a small compliment that I can harp with considerable authority upon the coarse subject...

Caveat Emptor

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. In the commercial environment it would not be an exaggeration to trumpet a wariness of youth.  While normally...

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