Category Archives: Hotel Life

Tales of the modern (douchebag) traveler

Silent Sunday: Requiem For A Dream.

As my regular readers – and anyone who’s ever met me – will tell you, I’m a pretty simple guy with equally simple dreams. Yes, feel free to run with that, I don’t mind… All done? Good, then we’ll continue. … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Alan Doyle.

I still can’t believe the words, “5×5 With The Hook: Alan Doyle” appear above these. As a good, patriotic Canadian lad I consider today’s guest a true Canuck legend. Of course, Alan would heartily disagree (as a Canadian, born and … Continue reading

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Why I’m Proud To Be A Canadian Loser.

While it’s true that other countries aren’t exactly getting in line to poach my citizenship, I could always emigrate to some other foreign power – but I never will. If I’m going to be a loser (yes, I’m in full … Continue reading

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Woof! A Murdog Mystery Review.

I know what you’re thinking, but when the episode title goes to the dogs (along with the entire ep) I can’t be held accountable for my wordsmithy actions. So there. As for this latest season ten (MMX, baby!) installment of … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Mark Ellis.

Today’s guest, Mark Ellis is a writer, producer and actor best known for Flashpoint and the CBC mega-hit series, X Company. He is married to his soulmate and collaborator, Stephanie Morgenstern. That’s Mark Ellis in a nutshell. However, I don’t … Continue reading

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Travel Tips: What Not To Do While Visiting Niagara Falls.

BEFORE WE BEGIN:  I was recently honored with a spot on Open Thought Vortex Magazine, a revolutionary website that is changing lives as well as entertaining. Click here to read my offering, entitled, My Grown-Up Wish List. And now, onto … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Sarah Sharratt.

Sarah Sharratt is a world-class cook, mom and an unexpected expat who resides in a breathtaking village in rural France, is at the center of a Canadian television production that only airs in the United States and Australia – and … Continue reading

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