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The Lucky Ones: a manufactured hit

  The Launch A new television reality show was launched last night. Initially I wasn’t going to write about it, but the process of selecting a singer and matching the week’s chosen song to their recorded and live performances in … Continue reading

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In No Man’s Land

A Nomadic Life We have a great heritage here in Canada, National and Provincial Parks. They are spaces reserved for mankind, where, for a price, you can commune with nature. And a lot of people pack up the kids and … Continue reading

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Here or the Hereafter

A 17th Century Theological Discussion Seeing we went backwards rather then forwards, we thought ourselves uterly lost. That rogue that was with me sayd, “See thy God that thou sayest he is above. Will you make me believe now that … Continue reading

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Pierre-Esprit Radisson: Hero or Villain?

Explorer and Fur Trader I’m reading “Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson” again, for the first time since 1980. It takes a little while to get accustomed to the use of double letters, and mixed language words, that he wrote in … Continue reading

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