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Monthly Archive for June, 2009

the good old cricket game

I played my first game of cricket in nearly 3 years last night, here in yer actual Canada. And now I’m aching. It’s amazing that even when I played fairly regularly cricket hurts more than ice hockey or a hard day’s skiing. I blame the tea.
Anyway back to the game. I was turning out for [...]

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angry

I can’t sleep. I tried to go to bed early because it’s a school night but my mind is racing and I’m angry and frustrated and I can’t settle. Even reading Jasper Fforde isn’t calming me down. Tonight’s euro-elections have got me het up. I’m disapointed, but given the circumstances not completely shocked, that the [...]

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We had a lovely sun kissed week in Calgary which spurned me on to organising my first hike of the summer. Like last year I wanted to try Nihahi Ridge which is in Kananaskis Country and forms the very front range of the Rockies, where the foothills become the mountains. It’s meant to be a [...]

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writer’s blocked

I have come to the conclusion that this writing project I had undertaken is now a forlorn hope, at least in terms of getting it published. Regular phone calls and emails to the publishers have yielded no response and the company website maintains a non-comittal “Under Construction” silence. Sunday was the deadline for submitting my [...]

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