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Peter Speaks for Old Straight White Men – Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2019 by segarini

Recent events have meant that the column which I was going to write today will appear next week.  In it, I will praise the arrival of summer, talk about some upcoming music and events and introduce you to a budding Young filmmaker.

Today’s column is being written from the perspective of an old, white, straight man, which is the only perspective that I can speak from with any authority.

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Roxanne Tellier – No Integrity – No Confidence

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 2, 2019 by segarini

Dang it. After three fun and family filled days in Montreal, with very little social or TV media contact, I’ve come home to some crazy tales of quasi legal business ‘negotiations’ that skirt ethical decency in favour of political arm-twisting and bullying, and that will have a long and lasting depressing effect on our province’s financial future.

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Roxanne Tellier – Building Tiny Bomb Shelters for Fun and Profit

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2019 by segarini

Ever have the feeling that you picked the wrong decade to try to get and stay healthy, focused, connected and relatively substance free?

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Roxanne Tellier – CMW, Jeopardy, and What the Heck is ASMR?

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2019 by segarini

It’s that time again! Canadian Music Week .. CMW 2019  … starts tomorrow, and continues all week, with enough major stars and events to keep even the most jaded muso happy.

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Roxanne Tellier – Hiding the Mueller Report Under a Rabbit

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 21, 2019 by segarini

Happy Easter! Did you find any chocolate in inappropriate places today?

We’re not religious, nor do we have any little ones in the house, so we just sort of forgot about the whole thing until we tried to buy some milk, and found the grocery store closed Friday.

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Roxanne Tellier – Don’t Call Me Stupid, Stupid

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 14, 2019 by segarini

Waking up on a Sunday morning to a world without Facebook. Oh my, it must have been at least an hour before it was back on line … such a long … lonely … hour ….  Where were all my … argumentative strangers?

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Roxanne Tellier – The Dogs of Dumbarton

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 7, 2019 by segarini

There is a century-old bridge in Scotland, just northwest of Glasgow, called Overtoun. For many years, dogs have felt compelled to leap from the bridge to their death on the rocks below. More than 300 canines have leaped from the ‘dog suicide bridge, with 50 or more dogs said to have died from their injuries.

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