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Traveller beware (part 4) – a happy ending

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in AirBnB, Brian's Blog, Condo rentals, Vacations, Victoria, VRBO | 0 comments

“Avoid this host as he cancelled on us just as we were arriving in Victoria on the start of our vacation”

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I’ve started to write a novel!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog, Emigration | 0 comments

It’s about an Irish-born Canadian newspaper columnist trying to solve the mystery of what happened to his ancestor who came to Canada in the 1840s and then disappeared.

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Rogues and Rebels is a #1 Calgary Herald bestseller

Posted by on Oct 17, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

After a successful launch at Owl’s Nest Books, Rogues and Rebels has made it to the top of the Calgary Herald local bestsellers list.

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Photos taken at the Rogues and Rebels launch

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Bob Blakey’s photographic skills are on display in this post

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Rick McNair left his mark at Theatre Calgary

Posted by on Oct 4, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog, Theatre | 0 comments

Rick McNair was a theatrical visionary who believed in the late 1970s that Canadian playwrights were ready for prime time. He’s one of the featured characters in Rogues and Rebels.

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