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Mindfulness

Are You Depressed, Part Two

(TORONTO, ON) – You are perhaps the least qualified person to determine if you are depressed. No offence intended, but…


JP Wiser's Master Brewer, Han Ha, explains the chemistry behind the fermentation process on 4 October 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

JP Wiser’s Sheriffs Rule

(WINDSOR, ON) – Next to the fermenting and distilling rooms at JP Wiser’s Windsor operations, a group of journalists touring…


JP Wiser's Gatekeeper, Kristy Fregonese, welcomed a number of journalists, on a tour of the JP Wiser's facility in Walkerville on 4 October 2017, to her grain quality assurance office on Riverside Drive.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Quality Ensured By The Gatekeeper

(WINDSOR, ON) – One of the surprises to some of the journalists visiting JPWiser’s Windsor facility was the just-in-time basis…


John Philip Wiser.Photo of screen print by Ian Shalapata.

Who Is JP Wiser?

(WINDSOR, ON) – Yesterday was JP Wiser’s 193rd birthday and, although the noted distiller wasn’t there for the celebration, a…


Mindfulness

Are You Depressed, Part 1

(TORONTO, ON) – Whether or not you are depressed is a question best asked of a psychiatrist or psychologist. All…


The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi is a must-see when visiting Vietnam.Photo by Fortini Stephen.

Laid Back Hanoi

(HANOI, VIETNAM) – I began my Vietnamese journey in Hanoi, and as this was my first trip to Asia I…


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Vietnam On The Move

(HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM) – Did the Americans Win the War in Vietnam? After visiting the War Remnants Museum…




Mindfulness

Mindfulness Part 7: Let It Be

(TORONTO, ON) – In this last part of the series you should think of that famous Beatles song Let it…