Category Archives: Arts & culture

Yo ho no bottles of rum

Our navy’s going dry in a whole bunch of ways these days, from having no ships to the prissy politically correct decision to ban drinking at sea.
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Reboot for Ottawa’s dusty museums

When life sends lemons you make lemonade. It’s not so obvious what you do with mouldy asbestos, though. Maybe a big touchscreen.
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A great and free people together

After American rebels captured Montreal on Nov. 13, 1775 and besieged Quebec City in early December, only Guy Carleton’s heroic defence, complete with theatrical burning of the surrender demand, kept Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold’s forces from bringing all of … Continue reading

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Who won the sexual revolution?

If the sexual revolution succeeded, why are women hurting so badly?
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Still outwitted by hackers? Bananas!

Hackers turning the City of Ottawa website into a dancing banana is a tale of dumb and dumber. Probably I should kiss my own site goodbye before ridiculing pimply hackers and their victims but it’s time to put my inky … Continue reading

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