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At this time of the rolling year some pundits put forward some notions on what the New Year might bring. It’s hope in vain if something is expected from me.
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and I swear to God I know less about what is going on then

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Taste and smell are very dramatic memory triggers. They can take you back to the past better than any photograph. 
A few years ago, I brushed against a fur coat that was hanging in a closet. In an instant I was transported back to my childhood home and the soft

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As of this writing, COVID once again has us huddled in our homes for school and work. Hours after the end of one snowstorm, with two more potential systems headed our way, there’s really not much to do but sit back and wait for all this – the worst of

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In school at the beginning of the year we got new exercise books. Now we have talked about that before. Renewal, a turning of the page, etc. This was a long time ago. We called the books scribblers.
They were actually called Caribou exercise books. They were made of dirt

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Two self-proclaimed ‘old geezers’ join forces with two members of Rum Ragged they helped inspire to celebrate the season in fine musical style 
 
Fergus O’Byrne and Jim Payne are legends in the traditional music world. O’Byrne even claims that he and Payne enjoy “bringing young people over to the

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Several times Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to be extricated from protests that threatened to turn violent

 
There are aspects to this federal election where you almost must avert your eyes. Several times the Prime Minister had to be extricated from protests that threatened to turn violent.

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In this instalment of Pam Pardy’s column Wait Till I Tells Ya, Pam goes out in search of the politically engaged to talk shop, but struggles

 
While out on an evening walk recently, I took the opportunity to feed my starving soul by engaging in some political

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Back to school time always held so much promise. Empty, pristine ready-to-be-written in scribblers, new-fangled pens with multi-coloured push-down ink choices, a stiff-from-newness corduroy jumper or two and a fresh attitude of commitment; this year, no procrastination!
While over time the scribblers became dog-eared, the pen was tossed

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