Archives for: January 2012, 15

Piers Dudgeon's "Captivated" - The Sins of a Father-Figure

January 15th, 2012
If only a fraction of the allegations in Dudgeon's book about the dramatist J. M. Barrie's questionable relationships with the du Maurier and Davis children are remotely true, you need to read it. Barrie, one of Britain's most celebrated playwrights of… more »

The Unanswered Questions

January 15th, 2012
As a political outsider and onlooker there are some potential dynamics and curiosities that catch my eye with this convention: (1) why is Ignatieff in attendance, and does he have role at all in the resurgence of this party? (2) why is Rae now hint… more »

Our First Snowfall!

January 15th, 2012
I knew it would eventually come based on what the locals were telling me over the last couple of months. When snow comes in Victoria, it generally arrives and departs within forty-eight hours and is the result of some major Arctic front moving down from… more »