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

Talking on the CBC and reading at Marda Loop.

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Three more chapters added

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Work on my novel-in-progress proceeds apace.

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New chapters added to novel-in-progress

Posted by on Dec 25, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog, Other Writings | 0 comments

On this Christmas Day 2015 I am pleased to announce the addition of three new chapters to my novel-in-progress.

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A reporter-turned-politician sues Canada’s largest newspaper publisher

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Justice, Newspapers and Magazines, Politics | 0 comments

Television war correspondent Arthur Kent earned the nickname “Scud Stud” when he reported about Iraqi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf war of 1991. He received a less flattering designation when he ran for provincial politics in Alberta.

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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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