Monthly Archives: August 2013


Gerry told me about it, but I wasn’t paying as much attention as a vain guy should.  Steroid gut… Moonface… Love handles to burn. I’ve got it all.  And I hate it. I’ve written a bit about my love of … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer | 6 Comments

Jobs follow up

And just what story isn’t getting any coverage – not a spit of coverage – this morning?  The latest job report, showing BC lost 14,000 full-time jobs last month. Here’s what the Globe wrote on May 18th, as Premier Clark … Continue reading

Posted in BC Liberals, BC NDP, BC Politics | 4 Comments

An excellent journalist on the future of the newspaper

Three excellent blog posts by Paul Willcocks on the fate of the newspaper:  what went wrong and what can go right.  Read all three posts and start thinking. A couple of things that that occurred to me:  Isn’t the ownership … Continue reading

Posted in BC Politics | 3 Comments

Just another lifer speaking out

Ray McCarthy – the husband of the welfare minister Grace McCarthy – was on our phone, working a real estate deal.  And he was screwing up the ribbon cutting for our new sheltered workshop serving mental health clients in the … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Dix, BC Liberals, BC NDP, BC Politics | Tagged | 29 Comments

Vodka isn’t enough

  I’m confused.  In a little less than 6 months, Russia will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Leading up to those games, Russia has criminalized homosexuality and legalized state and informal terrorism against LGBT citizens. And all we can … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, US Politics | 12 Comments