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Books and Movies

C.R.A.Z.Y.

This is the title of a movie that just came out. It refers to the first letter of the first names of five brothers born in Montreal in the sixties . The movie tells their stories but focuses mostly on the fourth boy, who display early on, a sensitivity that is unusual for a little […]

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NEW LOOK!

Do you like it??? This new look? I will transfer all previous 2005 entries…eventually….but for now I will be content to make this small entry. The advtange of this new format is that you can see on the calendar all the dates that have postings, and you can pull them up individually. I also hope […]

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BLOOMS

I may have missed taking pictures of the tulips last week but I caught my apple tree in full bloom today, between showers.      

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Trip photos

The Turks and Caicos photos and comments have been posted. You can see them at: http://www.flyingplates.com/travel/turks_caicos.html

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Kingdom of heaven

To finish this weekend off on more of the same war theme I went to see “Kingdom of heaven”. More gore, blood and spilled guts. It is another spectacular Hollywood style epic… this time about the crusades. Mercifully the main character (Orlando Bloom) is very handsome… http://www.apple.com/trailers/fox/kingdom_of_heaven/index.html

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Travel

Visit to Ottawa

Yesterday I decided to drive to Ottawa to finally see the famous tulip festival. This festival lasts as long as the flowers hold up which is usually about 10 days, so I had little choice of dates. Unfortunately the weather was not great. There is a bus tour that takes passengers to the various sites. […]

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Books and Movies

Lovely Bones and The curious incident of the dog in the night time

I am back! I was not really fishing, I went on a trip to the Turk and Caicos Islands.I will post the photos and story in the travel section in a few days but here is one picture to wet your appetite. While I was there I read two books (always pairs for this gemini). […]

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Travelogue

Turks and Caicos

On an impulse I decided to go back to Club Med for a week. This time, at their Turks and Caicos property. These islands are located south of the Bahamas, east of Cuba and north of the Dominican Republic. They are rather barren and mostly popular with scuba divers and snorklers as the ocean floor […]

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Gone

GONE FISHING