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Meet the Prototype of Zorro: Guido Fawkes (Fox)

Guy Fawkes (April 13, 1570 – January 31, 1606) I doubt if we would have remembered his legend if he was only known for his alias, John Johnson. Doesn’t have quite the same ring, does it? In 1604 Fawkes became … Continue reading

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Alone, Again, Naturally

Enola Holmes (2020) It’s been quite a long time since I’ve seen a film within the first week of its release. This one is about the sixteen-year-old younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes in 1884. (The actress playing her … Continue reading

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Lots of If’s, And’s and Butts

Gerry Butts Former Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is testifying to the Justice Committee. His version of events leading to the SNC-Lavalin crisis will obviously be at odds with Jody Wilson-Raybould’s. In his opinion, the Attorney General’s decision … Continue reading

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Was the Queen’s Hat a Hint?

Or a Misunderstood Gesture? In June of 2017, the Queen opened the UK Parliament with a speech about ‘a hard Brexit’ from the European Union. Her hat bore a striking resemblance to the EU flag, Everyone began speculating that she … Continue reading

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