Tag Archives: Bishop’s University

Part of something bigger

My son James was front and centre in a news photo depicting the thrilling 73-72 RSEQ championship win by the Bishop’s University men’s basketball team on Saturday. In the shot, he’s not playing. Instead, he’s on the bench with his … Continue reading

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Nouveau old-school nostalgia

I attended Antigonish Regional High School in Nova Scotia, better known as ARHS. The fact that I don’t remember anyone ever pronouncing it “arse” seems to me less a mark of school pride than a sadly missed opportunity. In junior … Continue reading

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U-turns at the halfway house

We are now one child away from having an empty nest – only it’s not so much a nest. More like a temporary storage facility. If the imaginary volcano in our backyard were to erupt and spew hot ash over … Continue reading

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The sacrificial sofa: a scholarly synopsis

From The Sherbrooke Record: Bishop’s [University] patrollers responded to up to four couch fires, setting up a perimeter until firemen could contain the situation, and called for at least two ambulances during the day to deal with injuries – one … Continue reading

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