The MV Holiday Island – A Fond Farewell

On July 22, 2022 one of the most trusted ferries in any Canadian fleet suffered a fire that would seal its’ fate. The MV Holiday Island was a trusted ship that ferried passengers during the summer months between Cape Tormentine New Brunswick and Borden Prince Edward Island until the opening of Confederation Bridge in 1997. […]

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I’m Here. Not There. November 2022.

Twitter has been taken over by Elon Musk and his fan-base of mostly ignorant bigots with nefarious agendas. The Twitter mute function was clearly not working. Content that would otherwise be removed was permitted to stay up. The Chief Twit himself violated Twitter’s terms of service. Over the weekend I deleted Twitter from my phone, […]

Still have an appetite for Appetite?

It is a memorable way to start a record. A charge of sweeping guitar runs echoing, rebounding off the walls of a room and within the ear canals. Most music fans and regular listeners of classic rock radio recognize the opening notes of “Welcome to the Jungle” within milliseconds of hearing it. Frontman Axl Rose […]

Rush’s A Farewell to Kings. 45 Years Later

When I joined the fandom of Rush, it was inspired by the 1989 live album “A Show of Hands”. Hearing “Marathon” knocked me out and drove me towards the bass. In my dive back through the catalogue, “A Farewell to Kings” would be the first additional album I added to my collection. Why this epic […]