Recovering politician. Retired talk show host. Speaks truth to power. Believes you can leave the world a better place than you found it – and have fun doing it.
Posted by  •  June 6

There’s a bumper sticker around these parts that reads, “Don’t change Salt Spring Island – Let Salt Spring Island Change You”. It’s a message the local RCMP might want to take to heart. When we announced that we were moving here and got the inevitable question — “Why?” — I would often say that after 32 years of...


May 30  • 

“NOBODY KNOWS ANYTHING!”

I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that yesterday was a gloriously sunny, warm day here on Salt Spring; that the Greens announced they were casting their...

May 26  • 

I, FOR ONE, AWAIT OUR NEW OVERLORDS…

So we wait…. The other day I posted a snarky comment on Facebook about the pathetic performance of the right wing opposition parties in the Alberta...


May 12  • 

ON BEING GREEN (AND OTHER AFFAIRS OF STATE)

I was sitting on my deck on the day after the BC provincial election, contemplating the outcome (as it stands — it may change) and feeling —...

May 4  • 

THE “P” STANDS FOR POOL BOY

It continues to amaze me that so many who are attracted to politics struggle with the fundamental principle that you must not only do the right...

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