Tag Archives: Dragons Den

Canada 150 Revisited.

You guessed it, it’s another virtual celebration of Canada’s big-ass birthday… in other words, The Hook’s blocked so he turned to some interweb allies to flesh out a post. Allies rock. Like the lovely and ridiculously-talented Sara Mitich of Murdoch … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Debi Drennan.

The next time you’re watching Murdoch Mysteries, Dragons’ Den or any number of television series as far back as the Seventies and you think, “Wow, Yannick Bisson looks yummy!”, you can thank today’s guest. (And yes, my wife and many … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Yannick Bisson.

Disclaimer #1:  I may be a grown man whose blog serves as an outlet for various workplace tensions, but I am also a dedicated family man and, on occasion, a raging fanboy. See if you can guess what I am … Continue reading

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“I’m not paying Robert to feel my new $10,000 divorce boobs!”

Is there a downside to having three days off during March Break? You bet your sweet bippy there is. Just when I had mellowed out from the onset of Match Break, it was time to be dropped back into the … Continue reading

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You know things are quiet in the hotel biz when…

I start writing about stuff like this. Yes, my friends, the lobby is as frigid and empty as Kris Jenner’s vayjayjay – again. (That probably should have been the title, right? Oh well, blog and learn.) Moving on… On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Half-realized Dreams, Dragons, And The Cord…

A lone bellman wheels his wobbly, off-kilter cart down an empty hallway that appears to stretch on forever. All around him, ghosts swirl and hover. They are echoes; the last vestiges of guests vanished and gone. He pays them no … Continue reading

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My World At The Moment.

I have much to say, but little time and space. However, I will endeavor to put my best blogging foot forward… Our mini-vacation produced mixed results. We encountered heavy rains while traveling to St. Jacobs, but the sun won out and the day improved. … Continue reading

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