The Outlander by Gil Adamson

The Outlander by Gil Adamson, House of Anansi Press, 2007 - It begins in the frontier west - the age of horse and buggy with a widow in flight.  She’s young and on the run after having killed her husband.  She’s barely keeping ahead of two armed and dangerous looking men – her brothers-in-law.  We …

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In Praise of Anti-Vaccers

I saw a posting a few days ago about someone in ‘Murica who had a serious medical emergency but couldn’t find a hospital to go to.  There was no room for him as all the wards were full of unvaccinated people who had COVID.  There’s a constant stream of news about the many people whose …

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Election Kanadoodle – the Race Through Wonderland

It is an endless source of wonder that the media in Kanadoodle appears obsessed with having the voters elect either the Libelous or Consumptive Parties.  In the current race, the two parties are neck and neck with the only role envisioned for the other parties is the possibility that they could step on those necks …

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And They’re Off – Part 2 – Election Kanadoodle!

The Consumptive Party has been pretty quick out of the starting gate with Erring O’Fool touting a set of campaign promises that makes Tinker Bell’s fairy dust seem inadequate.    One million jobs in one year, tax free Christmas, huge increases for health care and a balanced budget.  In the first place, we don’t know if …

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