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Back to School

It’s been a while but I managed to make it back to school at George Brown’s Continuing Education program. This time I’m taking the Photography of People course to try to improve my portraiture skills. 64 more words


Reflections on the Boston Marathon: A Mother at Home and A Daughter Who Was There

April 20, 2016   

Ana — A Mother’s Tale

As a student at Smith College in the early 80’s, I frequently headed to Boston to visit the MFA, battle the crowds at the Head of the Charles, dash around Cambridge and party with the Harvard boys.   1,785 more words


The life of a politician's wife, 1960s

After watching BBC Parliament’s wall-to-wall coverage of the 1966 general election (yes, sad, I know) I couldn’t resist buying Peter Paterson’s biography of George Brown, Harold Wilson’s famously unreliable deputy and the man who inspired Private Eye to coin the euphemism “tired and emotional”. 152 more words


Review of Culinary Arts I

My name is Michael. You can find out more about me here. Back in January, I enrolled in a cooking class at George Brown College in Toronto. 587 more words

Culinary Arts I

Going Back To School

For a while I knew going back to school was in the cards for me but I wasn’t really sure how, or when, or what. In the final lap of my BA I said to myself: “I’m going to apply to grad school, I’m going to get a PHD, and I’m going to teach English and Writing while writing novels on a comfortable salary, when it’s over.” 520 more words


Tristin Hopper: Why fearing immigrants is as Canadian as maple syrup

Against a small groundswell of sentiment against bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees, critics have been firing back that failing to welcome desperate refugees would be “unCanadian,” “not who we are” and altogether “unbecoming” of our great nation. 93 more words

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Japanese 3: Tonkatsu and Yaki-Niku

Tonight’s lesson featured more agemono (deep fried) and yakimono (grilled) dishes.  We made Tonkatsu, breaded fried pork cutlets with a spicy tomato sauce, and yakiniku sauce, a marinade for barbecue meats. 176 more words