Category Archives: News

Sensible Digital Subscription Pricing? It doesn’t exist anywhere …

As a long suffering newspaper subscriber, I hate to see the demise of the print edition of any newspaper, but as someone who publishes for the digital world, I find a lot of truth in what this guy says abut … Continue reading

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MY LICORICE RECIPE

I have played around with a number of so-called recipes for licorice on the web and have extrapolated the following. This one works, while some of the others were posted by people who admit that they have never made licorice … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk …

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/todays-paper/Pedestrian+friendly+city+should+priority/5523186/story.html Ms Bramham’s stats confirm what I’ve believed for a long time. We just don’t need a car as much as we once did, and the quality of our neighbourhood is the main reason. We each walked 40 K in … Continue reading

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Situation Room: What a photo says (The Vancouver Sun, 07 May 2011, Page B7)

Situation Room: What a photo says By Jason Horowitz The Vancouver Sun 07 May 2011 WASHINGTON — Official White House photographer Pete Souza has taken countless photos of U. S. President Barack Obama signing documents or shooting hoops or greeting … Continue reading

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Wikileaks deserves its say …

In case you don’t know what’s at stake in the Wikileaks controversy, or you think that the US is the target of the leaks, or you get the impression from the media that the secrets that have been released should … Continue reading

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Black Swan… a review

Darren Arronofsky, the director of The Wrestler, takes us once again to the dark side of culture. In The Wrestler, he explored the underbelly of low-brow culture, confirming preconceptions about the cheap theatrics of professional wrestling while deliveringinsight into the … Continue reading

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Leonardo was a genius, let’s leave it at that …

Leonardo was a genius, let’s leave it at that BY STEPHEN BAYLEY The Vancouver Sun 18 Dec 2010 What defines great art? The ability to attract cranks, charlatans, amateur “ sleuths”, fantasists, purple poseurs, whack-job theorizers and disappointed, pensioned-off scholars. … Continue reading

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