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01
May
We shall know thee by thy tweets...

We shall know thee by thy tweets...

“I don’t sugarcoat things,” Jad Crnograc warned me over the phone.
“I know,” I snapped back.
“I’ve read your Twitter account — twice.”
There’s a measure of chatter, of course, about men on that Twitter account. And Jad isn’t shy about her pool and gym crushes.

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01
May
Song of Hiawatha Revisited

Song of Hiawatha Revisited

On the shore of Halifax Harbour
By the shining polluted waters
At the door to City Hall
In the pleasant April evening
Mayor Savage stood and waited
With his black robe wrapped around him
His pale face looking eastward
To the land of the Dartmouthians
A proud and stubborn people.

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01
May
One sunny day chatting with Dame Vera Lynn

One sunny day chatting with Dame Vera Lynn

Digging into a treasure trove of cassette tapes that once belonged to the late AVR radio announcer Don Hill, I found one that included an interview he did in the late 1970s with the great English singer Vera Lynn.

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18
Apr
Frank snubbed by transgender crowd

Frank snubbed by transgender crowd

Searching for a suitable body to install in the Frank bunker for some months now, I was pleased when Lara Lewis emailed me a resume the other week.
Soon to finish her studies at King’s Journalism School, the native Nova Scotian wished to stay in the province for as long as possible, and she saw Frank as a possible way to achieve that.

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18
Apr
Harry at the bat...

Harry at the bat...

By Cliff Boutilier
Sixteen years ago this month, late one Saturday night, the phone rang at whatever dive I happened to be holed up in at the time.
In the background I could hear the raspy intonation of Kris Kristofferson, “...he’s a poet, and he’s a picker, he’s a prophet, he’s a pusher, he’s pilgrim and a preacher, and a problem when he’s stoned...”

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