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Close the Loop: Save the World

Timeless: The Miracle of Christmas I’ve held off writing about this show until now. Last night’s series finale closed the time loop which has been open for a very short couple of seasons. Did it satisfy me? Mostly. A Love … Continue reading

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It Started with One Man…

A New Form of Protest Recently, one of the other administrators of Fountain International’s Facebook page posted this image from last January. It has had a lot of interest paid to it, in the form of ‘likes’ and other reactions. … Continue reading

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How They Got It (Mostly) Right

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice collaborated on a rock opera concept album in 1970. Then it was staged in the West End of London, and, later, Broadway in New York. The story was intended to … Continue reading

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My Life in Vancouver – 1975-1977

Christmas 1975 East 11th Avenue, near Commercial Drive. (Original painting from Eaton’s) After March 1976 (Wings at the Speed of Sound release) Victoria & 5th Avenue. (My famous stereo/turntable behind me) Spring 1977 Same place, in the kitchen, one year … Continue reading

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Charlemagne: Europe’s King Arthur?

The Last Time France and Germany were United The European Union (created by the¬†Treaty of Rome¬†in 1957) is not a new concept. Charlemagne got there first. But he achieved the union through timely alliances, actual battles, and some very astute … Continue reading

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Miller Family Reunion – 11 Years On

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DNA: It’s All Relative

ancestryDNA When I heard that my sister, Anne, was contemplating having her DNA tested, I started to consider doing the same. The main reason for doing so was to discover who our maternal grandfather is. As my three sisters and … Continue reading

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