Palliser

19 Feb 19
US Issues

By Dr. Tim Ball – Re-Blogged From WUWT Two events provide the catalyst for this column. First, was the passing of a dear friend Elmer Stobbe, a soil scientist whose career at the University of Manitoba extended after retirement to consultation in Abbotsford BC. The second was my annual interview with a radio station in […]

17 Feb 19
Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two

Plantagenet and Lady Glencora Palliser (Philip Latham and Susan Hampshire) on their honeymoon, hotel desk registration …. (1974 Pallisers, scripted Simon Raven) Burgo Fitzgerald buying some food and drink for a beggar girl, street walker (Hablôt Browne (Phiz), one of the original illustrations for the novel) A Syllabus Online at: https://ellenandjim.wordpress.com/2019/02/17/a-spring-syllabus-for-reading-anthony-trollopes-can-you-forgive-her-or-palliser-1/ For a course at […]

17 Feb 19
Barely Composed

“And Lizzie, finding herself to be, as she told herself, unstrung, fell also into novel-reading.” -Anthony Trollope, The Eustace Diamonds I find there is no better explanation for my own predicament than this of Trollope’s capricious heroine. Perhaps the appropriate contemporary update would be to say that, “M, finding herself to be, as she told […]

16 Feb 19
Calgary Herald

For many chefs, cooking in someone else’s kitchen is not enough. For a certain brand of culinary dreamer, the true goal is to own their own place where they can exercise complete creative freedom in the kitchen. That’s what was driving Ashish Damle when he opened Namo Cafe and Bistro late last year. An accomplished […]

15 Feb 19
Sticky Pages

Photo credit: Jason Wong When I think back on the books I enjoyed as a child most of them formed part of a series. In fact sometimes it’s the series I remember more than the individual books. I devoured every single one of Robin Jarvis’ Deptford Mice books, and the prequels. I loved Philip Pullman’s […]

15 Feb 19
Hides Horizons

The ferry over to Picton took around 3 and a half hours. As we neared the South island, the beautiful landscape started to come into view with clusters of small islands, lush green and uninhabited. As we pulled into the port at Picton, the sun had begun it’s decent. It took a while to disembark […]

13 Feb 19
Calgary Herald

Premier Rachel Notley accused United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney on Tuesday of looking to make life harder for young minimum-wage workers and those in the service industry if he’s elected. Notley spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Calgary during a luncheon at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, where she responded to comments made by […]

13 Feb 19
Calgary Herald

On Feb. 14, WestJet Airlines will lift the curtain on a new plane and a new era. The Calgary-based company has chosen Valentine’s Day to unveil its new 787 Dreamliner, which rolled out of the factory door at the Boeing manufacturing plant in Everett, Wash., last month. The 320-seat plane — the first of three […]

12 Feb 19
itinerarybus

Day 5 dawned bright and relatively early (I say relatively as Mrs. I, being my relative, did the early for me. I, on the other hand and in true delegation style, stayed in bed…). We had plans to travel to the southernmost point of South Island, Cape Palliser, and the lighthouse thereof from which we […]

12 Feb 19
Clinton Green

Annual summer backyard show where experimental/noise/improvisers are challenged to play sans speakers/amplification Maria Moles/ Dale Gorfinkel / Michael McNab – textural percussion first-time trio Clinton Green / Barnaby Oliver – minimal bowed items drone raga David Palliser – solo sax, clarinet, and other possible paraphernalia Quiet Noise VIII Saturday 23 February, 2019 – 2pm West […]

11 Feb 19
Bruce Levine

Dear Reader, If I were given unlimited choices and unlimited time and unlimited funds and was asked to choose any place in the world where I would like to live I would honestly not have an answer. The Manhattan of my youth is long since gone, and I didn’t leave Manhattan for other locales – […]