Wednesday, January 22, 2020
As part of my long-term plan to get myself into some semblance of good physical shape, I recently got myself a new physical trainer. Well, not exactly; I have neither the financial resources, the patience, nor...
So, after spending over seven years in a self-imposed absence from community theatre, I suddenly found myself performing in three different plays in as many counties this spring. Regular readers of this column might recall that I recently served as...
I went back to L’Ardoise this weekend to say my final “Au revoir” to someone that I mistakenly assumed would be around forever, during the 34 years that I was lucky enough to know her. My relationship with Jane Martell,...
I was about two months into my first regular journalism job, as the afternoon news anchor for CIGO AM Radio. With my five o’clock newscast just a few minutes away, I was delivering a handful of sound clips and pre-packaged...
“Good afternoon, everybody! Welcome to the Museum of Celebrity Relics. My name is Devyn, and I’ll be your tour guide this afternoon. Before we start, does anyone have any questions?” “Yeah. Like, seriously, why are we wasting our time and...
Ninety-five per cent of me had been looking forward to this moment for months. That’s a sharp contrast to the last time I caught Newfoundland’s Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers at Sydney’s Highland Arts Theatre, 19 months ago. I...
With just over a year to go before “The Roaring Twenties” begin, I’m astounded that we’ve spent the run-up to Christmas arguing over a song written in 1944. The “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” debate, which has reared its head at...
Regular readers might recall that, a few months ago I mentioned my “Canada Through My Eye” blog for the first time in this column space.   Somehow, I got it in my head that I should spend the twelve months of...
With Hollywood, TV networks and streaming services jamming our screens with holiday content, it’s getting harder every year to choose the right Christmas favourites to supplement other December activities like shopping, taking the kids to see Santa, or sweeping up...
I have never felt so conflicted and rarely had such a clash of emotions upon hearing of the death of a familiar public figure. But last week’s passing of Phillip Riteman, a Holocaust survivor who found a new life in...


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