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Windmaster's Bane by Tom Deitz

Tom Deitz was one of the first authors I really ever connected with in large part due to dawning of the internet age, as I was able to exchange emails with him. 726 more words


Why a city hall matters: 'It’s all the things that make up life'

City halls have a symbolic function as the seat of government and, in most cities, are widely seen as the centre of power.

But it’s a different story in Ottawa, where the federal government sucks up much of the oxygen. 498 more words

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Bullying Will Never End (Opinion Piece)

I know this is a title many do not want to read. There are schools across the world working on stopping bullying but often have misguided policies. 1,277 more words


Worth The Drive: Top Things To Do Around Town

It’s live music heaven! Venture out for some great local talent. Here’s what’s coming up.

Ashes of Soma: Windsor band Ashes of Soma will rock the Olde Walkerville Theatre at 1564 Wyandotte St. 544 more words


Slight Disappointment and The Black Rose by Shawn Micallef

I had put a post out earlier in the month hoping to draw the attention of the many followers of the blog from writers to every day readers.  910 more words


The Trouble with Brunch, by Shawn Micallef and Foodville, by Timothy Taylor: Review

The Trouble with Brunch: Work, Class and the Pursuit of Leisure
By Shawn Micallef
Coach House Books
112pp; $13.95

Foodville: Biting Dispatches From a Food-Obsessed City… 932 more words


Dangers of First Impressions (Opinion by Shawn Micallef)

As many know a first impression is the mental image a person forms regarding another person when they first meet. This is usually is something that comes from a first face to face encounter, but today I’m sure can be formed through internet interactions were people never see each other. 1,689 more words