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Writing, politics, and holidays in the sun - tales from the 1980s

Here is another chapter from my new story-cycle book, Fifteen Minutes of Fame

In December 1985, on the day before my twenty first birthday, I held a large celebratory drink-up at the pub across the road from where I worked. 2,871 more words

An Owl, the Odyssium and the Oscars

It’s the evening of the Oscars and we are sharing the loveseat. It would be romantic except Leny is watching intently and I am checking my twitter feed on a tablet. 526 more words

Post Paris Blues and Movie Reviews

Yeah, I got it bad and that ain’t good.  My condition is compounded by recovering from knee surgery.  Any runs are weeks away since using the staircase remains a challenge. 486 more words

Inner Stories: "If I Should Fall Behind, Wait for Me."

About three weeks ago, on a Tuesday night, I was singing a little Springsteen and other songs with friends during an evening Eucharistic service at the University of Toronto. 717 more words

Latecomer Review: Lucero - That Much Further West

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Lucero are one of the hardest working bands around. In terms of gruelling touring schedules, theirs is one which could only be followed by the hardiest of road dogs. 611 more words


Can't Find A Better B(r)and - A guest blog.

This is a guest blog post by Ryan Zajac (@ryanandrewzee).  He is an avid Pearl Jam fan.  We have seen several dozen shows together. 

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