Category Archives: history

Can You Decipher a Mystery Stone?

Royal? This month a village in France is offering a reward for anyone who can decipher the words on a rock in their harbour.   Like all good mysteries, the solution can be a simple one. In this case, it … Continue reading

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A Peek Into The Future

President Kamala Harris? Now, wouldn’t that be something? Although it seems like a long shot now, we don’t know what’s going to happen in the next eighteen months. Or do we? In my daily requests to the Almighty, I included … Continue reading

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Speaking of Humour…

Tim Conway, the Clown Prince of Slapstick, Died Today

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There are Worse Things to be Called:

Pete Buttigieg as Alfred E. Neuman It was reported today that Pete had to Google the reference that Trump made concerning Buttigieg being President of the United States. His response should have been: “What, me worry?”   It must be … Continue reading

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The Day the Humour Died

Freddie Starr (1943-2019) This great comic was found dead today in his apartment in Spain. The world of comedy will never see his like again.

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Water, Water Everywhere…

Bracebridge Declares a State of Emergency This spring, the water levels of Muskoka, the Ottawa River and New Brunswick’s Saint John River have exceeded all previous records. Sand bags have been used as dams and water barriers, with the Canadian … Continue reading

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It Only Takes a Spark to Light a Fire

The Camp Fire (November 2018) On the PBS program┬áNOVA last night, the so-called “Camp Fire” was reviewed from first spark to final results, a time space of 17 days. Even though this was exactly six months ago, it still made … Continue reading

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