• Nodding Terms

    The arrival of the New Year has us making lists with new pens and dreaming over hot cups of tea about the people we want to become. But let’s take a note as we travel down the road of self-improvement that we always stay accountable to our past selves. “I think we are well advised to

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  • It’s Not What They Call You

    First, a nod to veterans young and old on this Remembrance Day. I wouldn’t do well in the service. Mostly, I am far too self-centered, questioning and suspicious of authority figures to ever work successfully in the army.  I would probably be booted out on day one.  Not ideal soldier material. I have friends and family who have

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  • Who gives a shit?

    We got some good writing advice in my radio workshop today. Amongst other apt suggestions from our professor, such as “Get to it!” when it comes to broadcasting, he also reminded us of this brief quote by Linden MacIntyre, an investigative journalist for the CBC: There’s one, short question that you have to address: Who gives a

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