## Darrell Vickers – My 72 Hour Italian Vacation

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 29, 2018 by segarini

A Quick Note from the Author….

This giddily insouciant and hopefully risible treatise was penned as I was unknowingly perched on the very precipice of falling gravely ill and nearly being shipped home from Italy in a pine box (which is only slightly less comfortable than Economy). That will be the subject of my next bravely jocular but tear-inducing column. Stay tuned, but keep those hankies at the ready.

## Roxanne Tellier – Shock the Monkey

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2017 by segarini

It’s been nearly four months, and still, several times a day, it feels like a rat is trying to gnaw it’s way out of my belly. I’m still craving the instant hit of nicotine that was my constant companion for nearly 50 years.

## Roxanne Tellier: CMW 2015 … And So It Begins

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 3, 2015 by segarini

Finally, after a long, cold winter, I’m coming up for airto a bright spring promisinga musical overload. Perfect weather, indeed, for enjoying Fergus Hambleton  at Hugh’s Room on Wednesday, where he showcased his sunny signature sound and new CD “Written on the Wind. “

## Segarini: A Midsummer’s Bitch and Moan

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on July 13, 2012 by segarini

I am trying to quit smoking.

Partly because I should.

Partly because I want to.

And partly because cigarettes now cost more than a box of Fruit Loops and a quart of milk, and you can’t smoke them anywhere without risking pneumonia or heatstroke.

One of the reasons for this is straight from the Canadian Government’s crack You Can’t Raise Your Own Kids, Look After Yourself, Or Know What’s Good For You Without Our Help panel of suits, ties, and myopic visionaries.