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Who was Cassandra?


  • In the Iliad, she is described as the loveliest of the daughters of Priam (King of Troy), and gifted with prophecy. The god Apollo loved her, but she spurned him. As a punishment, he decreed that no one would ever believe her. So when she told her fellow Trojans that the Greeks were hiding inside the wooden horse...well, you know what happened.

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May 07, 2014

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Inch by inch...

I heard a man on the train (I'd been in Toronto for a week) saying that there, his garden was at least three weeks behind. The entire east coast of the US has a late spring too. After the worst winter in decades (spends on how you count it), no surprise.

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