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Unrest in Turkey cripples tourism

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Terrorism, Travel, Vacations | 0 comments

After visiting Turkey and several European countries during a Mediterranean cruise in March, we made notes of several places that we’d like to revisit. Now we’re not so sure.

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The Hoare who cooked

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Jean Hoare gained a national reputation with the home cooking she served at her small restaurant in rural Alberta.

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What to do if a bear attacks

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

You won’t find this advice in a Parks Canada brochure

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Our front yard, then and now

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Landscaping | 0 comments

Perennials are the way to go when it comes to sustainable landscaping.

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Blog posts index

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

My posts from 2004 to the present day

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Arthur Kent wins big against Postmedia and its former columnist (updated)

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Defamation cases rarely go to trial in Alberta. When they do, if the plaintiffs win, the damages awarded are often nominal.

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