Canterbury

11 Dec 18
peoples trust toronto

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, How Democracy Is Losing The World If Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels about a one-night stand a decade ago, that, says Jerome Nadler, incoming chair of House Judiciary, would be an “impeachable offense.” This tells you what social media, cable TV and […]

11 Dec 18
This Kid Reviews Books

Dark Tales Graphic Novels: The Call of Cthulhu Written by H.P. Lovecraft, adapted and illustrated by Dave Shephard 128 pages – ages 9+ Published by Canterbury Classics on April 3, 2018 Synopsis from Publisher- ” In this Dark Tale, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming… H. P. Lovecraft’s story of supernatural monsters deep in the Pacific, told in graphic […]

11 Dec 18
Brennan Quenneville

When asked to describe what kind of music his band plays, Andy Dwyer—the kindhearted lug played by Chris Pratt on Parks and Recreation—states that he “doesn’t like to define” their sound but that they sound like Matchbox 20 and The Fray. “So … rock,” someone responds. “Well, again,” explains Andy, “I don’t really like to […]

11 Dec 18
A Unique Title For Me

“I got up to wash my face, when I come back to bed someone’s taken my place.”  The German composer George Frideric Handel referred to Cecilia the patron saint of musicians, singers and music as the “goddess of music”.  The story of Cecilia is found in a part of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales called […]

11 Dec 18
Outside the Huddle

A lot of people put up a lot of points this past week in boys basketball, but a hot shooting night made Canterbury’s Noah Drapala the FAN VOTE winner for Performance of the Week on the boys side, sponsored by Ellen Vance of Ruoff Home Mortgage. Drapala earned 49.82 percent of the nearly 10,000 fan […]

11 Dec 18
Winnipeg Sun

Winnipeg’s new professional soccer team has signed its first international player. British striker Stephen Hoyle, 26, has signed a “multi-year” contract with the fledgling Canadian Premier League franchise, the team announced Tuesday. Hoyle will join Valour FC from New Zealand, where he currently plays for Canterbury United of the New Zealand Premiership. “It’s definitely going […]

11 Dec 18
Global News

Valour FC now has two players under contract for their inaugural season in the CPL after inking English born striker Stephen Hoyle.

11 Dec 18
Illustration Blog

‘Van’ is generous. More like a large car with a bed in it and a camp stove in the boot; but it gives me so much freedom, and it’s a joy (most of the time). I struggled to leave Christchurch. In part because it’s played an important role in my life, but it’s more than […]

11 Dec 18
The North/South Divide

So back in the day there was this thing called Heptarchy. And by back in the day I mean the 5th Century. Heptarchy is the name given to the 7 original kingdoms of Saxon Britain from the fall of Rome in Britain in the 5th Century until the unification of the Kingdom of England in […]

11 Dec 18
ChrisD.ca - Winnipeg News

Winnipeg’s pro soccer franchise has added British striker Stephen Hoyle to its roster. Valour FC has signed Hoyle to a multi-year deal, following the completion of his 2018-19 season with Canterbury United of the New Zealand Premiership.

11 Dec 18
The Links Life

I have been fortunate to visit dozens of golf clubs over the past few months, giving talks/rambles about golf and travel and promoting the Scotland book (thanks to all of you who have purchased, read, gifted, not borrowed A Course Called Scotland–the response to my latest links jaunt has been humbling).  I encounter a few […]

11 Dec 18
Midstream Mockingbird

I’m hurtling across the pond on my way home for the holidays. I apologize for taking a blogging hiatus—as the term wound down, I found myself too distracted to write. A comprehensive summary of the past four weeks would devolve into a novella; so, I will only try to recount some highlights. But first—Merry Christmas! […]