Category Archives: food

The Queen’s Bed

It’s time to leave Canada and roam some other parts of the world, starting with Edinburgh, Scotland. This is a handsome city, carved into two halves by a deep gully: Old Town and New Town, though the latter in its … Continue reading

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Canada 150, Introduction to “Roaming The Big Land”

Here is an excerpt from the introduction to Roaming The Big Land that provides a taste of the book’s flavour: “It would be far-fetched to suggest that Canada’s age-old problems of regional and cultural cleavage can be overcome by sitting its … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Waning Weekly Witticisms

Here is the answer to last week’s witticism #23: Question: Why did the struggling author not cross the road? Answer: He was at a dead end! Wistfully, the Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism has wheezed its woebegone end. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 23

First, the answer to last week’s question: What happened when the car hit the author crossing the road? Short answer: It was a write off! Long answer: A witness overlooking the accident from a second STORY balcony, had to PAGE … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 14

Here is last week’s answer: Question: Why did the author bare his teeth as he crossed the road? Answer: He wanted to try a different type face! Now, this week’s question: Why did the author, crossing the road with her manuscript, use … Continue reading

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Why Do Authors Cross The Road At A Different Location?

First, here’s last week’s question and winning answer: Question: Why did the author cross the road again? Best answer: To start another chapter. So now this week’s question: Why Do Authors Cross the Road At a Different Location? Submit your … Continue reading

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Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe Anywhere

Here’s an excerpt from a cottage story on Georgian Bay about that quintessential summer experience of blueberry muffins: “When I am away from the Bay, but thinking of it, and especially of the old table on the porch, one of … Continue reading

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