Tag Archives: CBC Radio

Oh, let’s be regionable!

When I first moved to the Eastern Townships, I was thrilled to learn that there was a CBC Radio network dedicated to serving the English community outside Montreal. It wasn’t long after this that I learned that CBC referred to … Continue reading

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It’s the Mostice we can ask for

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s summer solstice — the longest day of the year — and all the pagan rituals that came with it. But as you rinse off the goat hair and patchouli oil, remember that it’s not entirely … Continue reading

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Awards aren’t important until you’re up for one

That’s not true. That’s a cynical thing to say. But getting recognized for your work is a delight, no question. “I do it for the art,” sure, but who doesn’t like being validated? Plus, I don’t even need to buy … Continue reading

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Not the tire; I’ve got a headache

Is writer’s block a disease? Everything else is. Or at very least “a condition.” It doesn’t help, though, if you put it in quotation marks like that. If someone says, “I have a ‘condition,’” it’s obviously code for “I have … Continue reading

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