Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

I think of my blog as an all-you-can-read buffet. There's something for everyone and complimentary mints at the door as you leave.

The Captain’s Quiz 4: Under Your Bed

Happy spooks and kooks, all you fools, ghouls, goblins, Batmans, and Robins! Welcome to a special Halloween edition of The Captain’s Quiz! It may be my least favourite holiday – outside of the horror films and Halloweentown; hmm maybe I … Continue reading

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Carte Blanche and Blue

Okay, here we go. Picture a box of cereal placed vertically onto the conveyor belt at a grocery store checkout. It is a tall, proud, imposing figure, like the stone wall Whomp character in Mario Party games that just shows … Continue reading

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You’re 30 Now

This is more of a rhetorical question, but at what point will it sink in that my age now begins with a three? It has been a few weeks since I turned 30 and I am still in disbelief that … Continue reading

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The Blogger Games – Closing Ceremony

Not to get all Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman on you, but it’s time to say goodbye. Welcome to the Closing Ceremony of the first (and last?) Blogger Games! Before we get into some behind-the-scenes commentary, let’s take a look … Continue reading

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The Blogger Games – Week 5

Welcome to the final week of The Blogger Games! This week, competitors will be put to the test with True or False questions. But, first! We must find out who walked away with some hardware after last week’s Entertainment-based questions. … Continue reading

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The Blogger Games – Week 4

Welcome to Week 4 of The Blogger Games! The competition is heating up and we don’t have any air conditioning. Before getting into this week’s questions about all things Entertainment, let’s look back at last week and see who solidified … Continue reading

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Big Shiny Tunes 5

It’s the review you’ve been waiting 21 years for! Okay, maybe not. In fact, I’m not even sure this is going to be a review. It’s more like, I’m going to listen to every song on this CD in front … Continue reading

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Kick Back, Relax

Whenever I try and take slow, deep breaths to relax, I feel like I’m giving myself an internal service error. At which point, I put my breathing back on auto-breathe and act like I didn’t try to manually control it. … Continue reading

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The Blogger Games – Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of The Blogger Games! Before we get into this week’s questions, let’s take a look back at Week 2 and see who made it onto the podium. WEEK 2 – SPORTS Competitors: Catsandcoffee, Ben, T, Aaron, … Continue reading

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Together at the Olympics

Together. It is a word that has been used a lot over the last year and a half. It has been added to slogans. It is softly spoken to us in radio advertisements. It is plastered on large canvases, which … Continue reading

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