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With the Oscars just two months away and awards season already feeling like it’s gone on too long, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science still hasn’t come up with anyone to host Hollywood’s Greatest Night. Would-be host Kevin … Continue reading
Reservoir 13 – Jon McGregor (2017) It’s difficult to explain the allure of Reservoir 13. It’s thrilling without being a thriller, and it teems with life without much actually happening. In tone and intention, it has the feel of a … Continue reading
Everyone, please? Everyone? If you could all stop arguing for a minute. Really, it doesn’t matter how you’d vote in the midterm elections. We’re Canadian, remember? Uncle Gary, if you wouldn’t mind putting your shirt back on. Yes, it’s an … Continue reading
Yesterday, I was shocked and saddened to learn via Twitter of all places that Elizabeth Hohenadel had died suddenly. I never met Liz in person but had come to know her through her blogs, One Awkward Year and later Hottsauce, … Continue reading
My parents are preparing to move into an apartment after more than 50 years in their home. This means they are dealing with the three rules of real estate: location, location, what are we going to do with all this … Continue reading
1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. It was kind of a big year for Debbie Bishop. January 15 – An earthquake in Sicily kills 380 and injures around 1,000. Debbie Bishop has been … Continue reading
The Girl Who Was, Like, Whatever By Kelly O’Nelly This literary tour de force from the acclaimed young author of Rockabye Rat Trap tells the story of Kenmore Levinson, a girl so neglected that her mother named her after a … Continue reading
The mud, the lotus and the pale golden blue.
Prostate cancer affects 1 in 8 white men but 1 in 3 black men. Every hour a man dies of Prostate cancer and it is the most common cancer of men in the UK. I wanted a detailed, warts and all account of prostate cancer, so I could make my own decisions. I could not find one, so I decided to write my own. I am now Trying to educate men, one small step at a time.
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