Brian’s Blog

Use for your news and views articles only

Reader View available

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More