Archive for Peter Montreuil

Peter VS Presto

Posted in music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2019 by segarini

It’s been an interesting week for me, as I have been having problems with my “Presto Card”. For years I have purchased a monthly transit pass. I appreciated the economy and convenience and the utility which my monthly pass offered. I proudly carried it in my left back pocket for ease of access. However, as transit in the Greater Toronto Area began to change in scope, the”powers that be” announced the advent of the “Presto Card” program, and they began phasing out tickets, tokens, transfers and passes, inter alia.

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Peter – More Tales from the Office

Posted in music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 11, 2019 by segarini

I want to thank everyone who responded to last week’s column. Mary was very dear to me, and it was so nice seeing your responses. Many familiar names, (even if the pictures appear different from my memories 😉 .) Naturally, I later found a picture of her and Brian and l, posted it and again, so nice to see your reactions.

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Peter Has Band Advice, Festival News, and a Remarkable Young Film-Maker

Posted in music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2019 by segarini

Summer is finally here….almost. Summer in Canada means barbeques, backyards, balconies, beaches, bathing suits, baseball, beer and badminton. (Enough with the alliteration, already. Get on with it. Ed.)

Summer in Canada also means that the days are growing longer. Gone are the dreary months of only seeing that pale yellow orb in the sky on weekends and sick days. Life moves outdoors as much as possible as we frequent patios, campgrounds and parks, squeezing every possible second of fun that we can out of this fleeting season, for we know that the leaves that shade us in July will need to be raked up and disposed of properly in October. (Mother Nature always bats last.)

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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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Peter Takes Us to Normandy

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 6, 2019 by segarini

75 years ago, on June 6th, 1944, the western Allies began to kick in the front door of “Festung Europa” a). Almost four years to the day since being expelled from the continent by the victorious Wehrmacht b), they were returning….with a vengeance.

The intervening four years had been hectic. The ground war had been extended not only southward to North Africa, but also eastward, as Hitler had invaded Russia in June, 1941. The two dictators had embarked their respective peoples on an ideological struggle to the death.

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Peter Montreuil – Not About the Camouflage and Markings of the Ki-45 “Toryus” of the 53rd Sentai of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in the Philippines, 1943-1944

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 25, 2019 by segarini

Time for my weekly random assortment of letters, numbers, punctuation marks and images. I am not able to put up the column I wanted to, so you are getting “potpourri”, yet again. ( It was either this or an article on the camouflage and markings of the Ki-45 “Toryus” of the 53rd Sentai of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in the Philippines, 1943-1944. )

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Peter and CMW 2019 Memorable Bands and Venues

Posted in music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2019 by segarini

The last two months have been very rough for Lois and I as we deal with her hospitalization and her illness . We are handling it as a couple, and many, many, thanks to our legion of friends. Bless you all!

Then I got a most welcome email. Canadian Music Week was upon us again, and I had media credentials to collect. Great news, great news indeed. So off I went, picked up my credentials and not one, but two programs. Was I looking forward to this!

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