Monthly Archives: October 2005

If Beta had been better we’d be burying it now

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to pay our last respects to VHS. Friend, colleague, practical joker, cut down by digitalis. Thanks for the memories.
The Citizen obituary said after only 28 years, VHS tapes won’t be made as of 2006. … Continue reading

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Tories lack policies, principles — and hope of winning

The Tories’ latest brainwave, the Citizen reported Wednesday, is “they’ll only topple the government with the NDP’s help.” You’re trying to drive us mad, aren’t you?
The background: NDP MP Bev Desjarlais just quit her caucus after … Continue reading

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Why a house is worth less because it’s worth more

You know the old gag about how your house is making more money than you are? Well, I can go one better. My house isn’t just making more than I am, it’s making it at my expense. Because my property … Continue reading

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Scotland has a lot to do to woo me back ‘home’

Hoots mon. What’s the story here? It seems the Scots want me back. Och Aye it’s a braw brach moonlicht nacht the …
Maybe I won’t be buying a ticket just yet.
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