It’s been a year since the launch of Google+ and I’ve noticed very little fanfare about the anniversary. Perhaps they’re waiting to celebrate the anniversary of the general public launch in September. Or perhaps they’re not looking to celebrate at all. After all, what exactly would they be celebrating? Last September, in response to the […]
Really, it was less PCVS that I was concerned about than the health of our entire community, particularly the downtown core. No offense, PCVS, I love you and wish you were staying open forever. Really, I do. But this decision is just plain bad news for all of Peterborough. When urban planners, economists, doctors, and sociologists […]
It is a sad, scary, bizarre Radiohead experience. There are a couple of carloads of us, and we’re within spitting distance of the show. 102.1 the Edge has recently played Paranoid Android, and I’m hoping they play something else from the band before we get there. We’ve picked up the final members of our concert […]
A story from the recent Small Print archives. BPA in can lining linked to health and development risks in infants, babies, children People reaching for a wholesome can of soup or a nourishing tin of vegetables may be shocked to learn that their healthy choice might have some not-so-healthy contaminants in it. Most canned goods […]
I’m currently working on a book project, Outdoor Kids: Adventures in Nature, that features chapters on all kinds of family activities. Much of what I’m writing about stems from my regular contribution to the Kidz Ink series of magazines. My chapters on snowshoeing, mountain biking, winter camping, letterboxing, backyard science, downhill skiing, children’s gardening (plus […]
I’ve lived through a couple of online waves of this video — in fact, I was an early spreader of the craziness. And despite repeated viewings, I still believe that this song — this video — is truly a thing of comic beauty. At first glance, I thought “this has to be a fake… Incredibly […]
The latest issue of Trent Magazine is hitting mailboxes across Peterborough, Canada, and, really, around the world. The online edition will be available soon. In the meantime, here is a sneak peek. My editorial from the current edition.