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Takin' it off the streets

Takin' it off the streets

Movies play a role in road-racing deaths and a retired cop wants them to stop
Taylor's funeral strictly private

Taylor's funeral strictly private

Family and friends gathered Thursday for the funeral of Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, in the same celebrity cemetery as her long-time friend pop icon Michael Jackson.
Europe's yogurt a delight

Europe's yogurt a delight

Even low-fat type is rich, creamy with an almost custard-like quality
Peace through sport

Peace through sport

Afghan cricket team's quest to qualify for World Cup is all about triumph of human spirit
Seventeen art students are creating 28 panels to replace 
Crystal Pool's existing mural

Seventeen art students are creating 28 panels to replace Crystal Pool's existing mural

Dipping her brush into a pot of deep cerulean blue chromium and guiding it across her iceberg-strewn canvas, Celine Berry admits this project is a dream come true.

Bumps in the Road

I know it has been a long time between posts and that has been a source of consternation for me. That's not my ego talking. I haven't blogged because I haven't done anything remotely close to writing in over a month. (There, it's out for all to see.

A Busy Time For Writers

I apologize for the delay in posting. Between our writing contest wrapping up, a new computer at work and the extra-busy season in the advertising world, blogging got pushed down the to-do list.
Victoria's arts community mourns the loss of Joan Mans, grandmother of all fans

Victoria's arts community mourns the loss of Joan Mans, grandmother of all fans

Years ago, soon after I started covering theatre for this newspaper, an English-accented woman started phoning me regularly. She seemed a bit, well, odd. She demanded appraisals of the latest plays.

Spelunking

I’ve been thinking a lot about the (my?) writing process these past couple of weeks – most likely because I’ve been very busy and have spent zero time actually writing.

Collected Wisdom

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the entries to our So You Think You Can Write contest have had a great impact on me.
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