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Closure notice rescinded after AHS finds 'cockroach infestation' at Piccolino restaurant

A popular Edmonton restaurant has re-opened after what Alberta Health Services described as “a heavy cockroach infestation.” An inspector issued a closure notice for Piccolino Bistro… 573 more words


A Harrowing Memoir of the Rwandan Genocide: 'Cockroaches' by Scholastique Mukasonga

There are some books that are hard to review because of the weight of tragedy they contain.  There are also times when it’s hard to recommend books because, no matter how important their subject matter, the more details given, the less appealing the book is going to sound to those who, like me, mostly read for entertainment, enjoyment and escapism.   536 more words

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Cockroaches invading Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg entomologist says cockroaches could soon become the city’s number one pest.

Taz Stuart, with Poulin’s Pest Control, told Global News there is a spike in the number of cockroaches being found in apartments across the city. 261 more words


The Apartment Transfer

Well, Kathleen and I are moving. We’ve been in our apartment for two years; we love it, and we love its layout, and its views, and its memories. 1,086 more words

¡La Cucaracha!

Apparently the heat of Spain brings bugs of different types to our neighborhood, the historic Albayzin.  I don’t mind the ants but what threw me for a loop was the… 316 more words