Category Archives: Miscellany

Favourite Castles – Revised

About three years ago, I posted a list of my favourite castles, based on my experience touring the United Kingdom. THEN, I went to Paris, and after two years of mulling it over I found it necessary to finally update the list. 1) Edinburgh Castle. This is still number one! 2) Tower of London. Still… Read More »

My favourite castles

It has been over a year since I posted something narcissistic here, so I am long overdue! I have been fortunate to visit a bunch of castles in the last 3 years so here is my list, Edinburgh Castle. Castle Rock is almost as old as human habitation of the region. So no surprise, it is… Read More »

Cops for Cancer 2014 campaign

It has been a couple years since I last participated, and after recent contact from the Cancer Society, I have signed up to get my head shaved again.  The 80s are over, and I have come to the conclusion that there is nothing special about my hair 🙂 If you are so moved, please consider… Read More »

Hooray, it’s Friday night my brother

“Hooray, it’s Friday night my brother, have some whisky…” The word’s immortalised by quintessential performers, Celtica | Pipes Rock.  From their song “Have Some Whisky“.  I was fortunate to see them perform live at the beginning of summer in Thunder Bay.  Believe me when I tell you, not a Friday has passed that I have… Read More »

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I put up this website on a whim, it is a VPS hosted by the nice folks at RootBSD.  On the surface, it just looks like another egotist blogger, but behind the scenes, I am really using for one of my other favourite activities, playing with FreeBSD.