Posts Tagged: city scenes

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DOWNTOWN DILEMMAS

Every time. Every single time. Every single time I have to go out for a drink, I have to do the same little mental dance. Except the rare occasions where I am visiting my crappy neighbourhood bar, expensive, ugly and

guinness

DOWNTOWN DILEMMAS

Every time. Every single time. Every single time I have to go out for a drink, I have to do the same little mental dance. Except the rare occasions where I am visiting my crappy neighbourhood bar, expensive, ugly and

AxlBazbestfriends

I PREFER TRIBUTE BANDS TO ORIGINAL ONES, SORRY. (NOT SORRY)

Every place like to think it has a bustling scene of musical talent, a veritable army of young Kurts and Axls waiting to be discovered and launched upon the eagerly-waiting world, and Halifax is no exception. Alas, Gentle Reader, by

AxlBazbestfriends

I PREFER TRIBUTE BANDS TO ORIGINAL ONES, SORRY. (NOT SORRY)

Every place like to think it has a bustling scene of musical talent, a veritable army of young Kurts and Axls waiting to be discovered and launched upon the eagerly-waiting world, and Halifax is no exception. Alas, Gentle Reader, by

THIS IS HALIFAX

I believe I passed four sets of police cars, sirens blaring and lights flashing today, going about my daily business (kids, school, school, shopping, school, kids, kids, swimming, kids, supper). I remember joking about it last summer, that this place

THIS IS HALIFAX

I believe I passed four sets of police cars, sirens blaring and lights flashing today, going about my daily business (kids, school, school, shopping, school, kids, kids, swimming, kids, supper). I remember joking about it last summer, that this place

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THE SARAH PALIN OF THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE

I am the Sarah Palin of music. When it comes to music, I am definitely anti-intellectual – I don’t like music without words (except the Four Seasons and that bit in Swan Lake where she turns into a swan and

070212palin

THE SARAH PALIN OF THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE

I am the Sarah Palin of music. When it comes to music, I am definitely anti-intellectual – I don’t like music without words (except the Four Seasons and that bit in Swan Lake where she turns into a swan and

FADS

People keep gardens and grow stuff all over the world, since time immemorial. Cavemen did it. I did it, as a child. I grew tomato plants who shooted up and then withered and died in 10 days. It was heart-breaking.

FADS

People keep gardens and grow stuff all over the world, since time immemorial. Cavemen did it. I did it, as a child. I grew tomato plants who shooted up and then withered and died in 10 days. It was heart-breaking.

THE LOVE BOAT

“Food preferences are so gendered” I explained to my friend and my daughter. I am high on sake. “Look around you here, you only ever see women in a sushi bar, or women obviously on a date. Now if you

THE LOVE BOAT

“Food preferences are so gendered” I explained to my friend and my daughter. I am high on sake. “Look around you here, you only ever see women in a sushi bar, or women obviously on a date. Now if you

REQUIEM FOR ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

-“I didn’t know how to break the news to you. I knew you’d want to go there, and I was thinking, oh dear. Thenewcomer really loves the Elephant and Castle. Apparently they went bankrupt. So where do you wanna go?”

REQUIEM FOR ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

-“I didn’t know how to break the news to you. I knew you’d want to go there, and I was thinking, oh dear. Thenewcomer really loves the Elephant and Castle. Apparently they went bankrupt. So where do you wanna go?”