Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunday ramblin’s

It's "Sandcastle Competition" weekend now. So get on down and take a few pics, soak up the 'rays and buy an ice cream from Dave Yorke or the 'Dairy Dream' – have some fun today. Then sit back  and listen…

Living in Bizarro World

Are the dog days of summer here yet or is it just a prelude of the Apocolypse, now re-scheduled for October? It seems the entire world is spinning just a little bit off its axis, enough to make some normally…

Another go-around

Port Hope is attempting to solve its perceived policing problem. "We are spending 35% of our budget on policing, that's too high." Councillor Rick Austin said last week as he launched a task force to look into policing for the…

Are We Too Scottish?

Lately my handsome spouse and I have been watching a BBC TV series called "The History of Scotland" and it's been very enlightening to learn more about this particular group of humans. Like most people around these parts, our family…

Sunday Ramblin’s

Where's the gravy? Rob Ford's answer – "Wait until next week when the rest of the efficiency report comes out." But as we know RoFo is having a hard time finding it in the "core services" report. The amount of…

Before Smart Phones

Now that my oldest offspring is almost middle aged she has taken to remembering the good old days. Pausing before texting someone on her tiny, noisy cell-phone she recalled how we didn't have to dial all the numbers, just the…

The long road of justice

One of the basic tenets of justice in a civilised society is for the accused to have ability to face one's accusers and demand an explanation for the charges being faced. Of course the Magna Carta didn'r specify just how…