2016 · Events · Music · Ottawa · Writing

Never Choose Your Band Name in High School

“And where does the heart get the strength from?” – from ‘Still Life’ by Dala On May 9th, 2013 my mom and I found ourselves at the National Arts Centre to see Dala perform.  My family was first exposed to the Canadian duo’s music several years earlier at a Stuart McLean Christmas show.  They captivated us during their… Continue reading Never Choose Your Band Name in High School

2015 · Blogging · Events · Music · Ottawa · Writing

So Last Sunday Sam Walked into a Club

Until last Sunday night I had never been to a club and I was completely and utterly indifferent about that fact.  However, on February 12th I happened to be on Facebook at the right time to see a post on Frank Turner’s Official Facebook Page [http://on.fb.me/1FzNOt4] announcing that he would be playing with the Sleeping Souls… Continue reading So Last Sunday Sam Walked into a Club

2015 · About Me · Blogging · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement · Writing

What Price Genius?

There is something odd about this quality we call genius.  It seems at once part of another plain of reality and yet present everywhere in this life.  Now I do not wish to confuse genius with anything else such as beauty or magic, so without further ado I present to you a definition. According to the New Oxford… Continue reading What Price Genius?