Posts by BrianB

Why I will never be a Microsoft customer again

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Computers | 0 comments

The Microsoft people wouldn’t help me get my copy of Office working in macOS Sierra. So I found a workaround; I started using Apple’s applications instead.

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Quotable quotes from Brief Encounters

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Celebrities | 0 comments

I recall selected quotes from celebrities I interviewed during the years I worked as an arts and entertainment reporter.

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Fake news? How about irrelevant news?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Social media | 0 comments

Fake news is nothing more than a passing distraction. Irrelevant news is a more serious problem because an uninformed press makes for an uninformed public.

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Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Try Reader View when you read this post and all other blog posts on my website.

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Celebrating my 50 years in Canada

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Emigration, Journalism, Music | 0 comments

In November 1966, I left Ireland and came to Canada for what I thought would be a two-year holiday. I never went back.

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