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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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Digitizing my music

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Music | 0 comments

My latest labour of love involves taking favourite old music cassettes and digitizing them for playing in iTunes.

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When Mother Teresa came to small-town Canada

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Many called her a saint for her work among the poor. Today, Pope Francis made it official.

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Al Rach RIP

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Friendship, Journalism, Music | 0 comments

Al Rach was a writer’s editor, one of the very best in the journalism business.

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The little literary festival that could

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Calgary’s When Words Collide festival has become one of Canada’s most successful literary events.

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