Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tempting Providence TNL

If you’re near London Ont. you’ve got a couple days left to see a grand play at the Grand Theatre.  Tempting Providence, by Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador, runs until Friday March 31st. It’s the story of Myra Bennett, a British … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Scene of the Week (Mar. 25/12)

Tuesday, while looking at Faye flounce off as he and Ches unloaded materials, Owen said it best:  “It wasn’t a shed, it was her sanctuary.”  So why is he replacing the shed with a flaming fishpond!  Faye has not been … Continue reading

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Fanshawe Riot: Educating fools?

Last weekend, St. Paddy’s Day, London Ont. joined the ranks of cities of fools.  Violent, vandalizing fools.  Students at Fanshawe Community College in the city’s east end overturned cars and torched a CTV news van.  Houses near the campus were … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Scene of the Week (Mar. 18/12)

Sleep tight big fella.  Words for both Schmeichel and Lloyd at the end of Monday’s episodes.  Thank you, Carmel Morgan, for two perfect episodes.  Sad and perfect. The death of Schmeichel was beautifully done.  Ches talking to him while waiting … Continue reading

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Tales from The Street

The big Corrie bus has rolled into Canada:  McDonald father and son and the Peacocks.  Charles Lawson (Jim McDonald), Nicholas Cochrane (Andy McDonald), Stephen Arnold (Ashley Peacock) and Julia Howarth (Claire Peacock) started a tour of Ontario and Alberta last … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Scene of the Week (Mar. 11/12)

There were a lot of great scenes this week.  The birthday party from hell with Rosie’s press coverage and Sophie and Sian’s hidden engagement rings, Paul telling Eileen about his wife’s illness and the toll it takes, Sally sniping during … Continue reading

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Interlibrary Loan

I wanted a book a while back.  The public library didn’t have it and neither did the local bookstore.  Did I want to drive to London to look for it?  Or order it online? I checked at the library again … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Scene of the Week (Mar. 4/12)

John Stape’s death scene Friday was very touching.  Despite him being a total nutbar, I will miss him.  The character of John Stape was perfectly cast with Graeme Hawley.  I guess I’m hoping a bit that, on Monday, John suddenly … Continue reading

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