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Calgary Events : Artoberfest | Arts & Design

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pivot @ Glenbow hosts an annual art-walk event in Calgary in the month of October: The Artoberfest. The name is a play on that other famous global beer fest held in Germany every October – The Oktoberfest. I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Artoberfest event in 2011, which involved a tour of all the […]

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Teaching Naked, Part 1

Teaching Naked, Part 1

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is that time of the year to be Naughty! With holly jolly festivities happening and the generally gleeful attitude of the long awaited year-end holiday season, letting loose and being naughty (“as long as it is legal and there is consent”) is a very much excusable offence. That is also the central theme with […]

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4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shaw BlueSky TV launched in the market in 2017 and I had the privilege of being one of its early adopters. Over a six month period I experienced something that I will call a ‘Renaissance in TV watching’. If readers are not familiar with Shaw BlueSky TV, check out my earlier post profiling the key […]

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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

New Language Key to a Successful Career? | Career Tips

| June 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

If your career is at a crossroads then you may be wondering what you can do to get it moving in the right direction again. One idea which you should definitely consider is that of learning a foreign language to help you move up the career ladder. This can help in a number of ways […]

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Something to Believe In | Social Commentary

| May 5, 2017 | 4 Comments

“And I had lost touch with reason I watched life criticize the truth Been waiting for a miracle I know you have too Though I know I won’t win I’ll take this one on the chin We’ll raise a toast and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in” – Bon Jovi “Something to Believe […]

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Innovation and Really Dumb Ideas | Social Commentary

| April 25, 2017 | 8 Comments

Sometimes, and I mean just sometimes, humanity produces mediocrity of such epic proportions while inappropriately labeling it under the guise of “revolutionary breakthrough” that I must take to the streets, stand on my soap box, and let loose the mad man inside me. Before going any further, I would like my readers to first read […]

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This place is becoming too Immigranty! | Social Commentary

| April 19, 2017 | 21 Comments

“They were not him, he was not them, yet they were all the same” I was waiting for the elevator along with another tenant in my apartment building in downtown Calgary. I commenced a courtesy chit-chat with this tenant. At one instance, I asked him how he liked living here (I meant in Calgary as […]

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My Tupperware List | Social Commentary

| April 16, 2017 | 11 Comments

Happy 2013 my dear readers. As with every new year, it is a time to once again dust off the lock box and pull out that dreaded LIST OF THINGS TO DO. brrr. One common defining aspect of such lists is that they are long. This may be the reason then that most lists never […]

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