Posts Tagged ‘ christmas ’

Merry Christmas from…

Posted on December 25th, 2010 2 Comments

…the great white north. And when I mean north, I mean, like, way the hell north. The north where rocks are extracted from big bouldery hills and where bodies are easy to dispose of.

northern mining town, life

This is not Toronto – a rarity, so don’t get used to it!

It is a sort of sub-alpine town  (if the hills were only bigger), situated somewhere in that vast swath of land called Northern Ontario.

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Know snow

Posted on December 10th, 2010 2 Comments

Nothing like a whack of indoor flakes to take your mind of the stuff outside, eh?


Ah, but I kid. This is actually a serious problem for Toronto retailers. Last year we lost 12 people in an avalanche at the lower-level Starbucks…

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Parade of delinquency and terror, the sequel

Posted on November 24th, 2010 Be the first to comment

I tried to warn my sis. I referred her to last year’s experience. I told her this was no place for impressionable young kids. Did she listen? Did she do the responsible thing and not accept my invitation to the Santa Claus Parade? Am I wallowing in rhetoric just to fill up a few sentences?

santa claus parade, 2010, yonge street, marching band, christmas, toronto, city, life

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