Reminiscing On Radio Days

For many nights as a kid during the mid to late 1980’s and again into a period of the 90’s the radio was a great source of comfort and entertainment. That first period into the 1980’s was a great time for the glam metal bands that started to figuratively take over programming director playlists. It […]

The Tape Traders. #mondayblogs

Great songs on cassette required serious work if you wanted to hear them again. Rewind, then Play. Or if you owned a Walkman that was lacking in a Rewind button, you flipped the tape over, hit Fast-Forward, flipped the tape back and hope you managed to get far enough to get to the beginning of […]

C-Train Saturdays & Holiday Shopping

My first job in Calgary was with a well-respected printing company. I spent many hours at a this place working hard to ensure blueprints looked presentable to construction and engineering firms. It was not that much money per hour, but it was enough to pay all the few monthly bills that followed me around.  It was also enough […]

Black Sabbath – Back To Earth

Upon what is normally a sombre day of reflection dedicated to those who have put themselves in the lines of fire and for freedom, a happy piece of news for the heavy metal community. After much speculation and news that new music was being written, the original Earth / Black Sabbath lineup of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony […]