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.

F1: Drive To Survive

It’s nine o’clock (and 56 minutes) on a Saturday, and I have three hours to kill before the first race of the Formula One season takes place in Melbourne, Australia. Could I record it and watch it in the morning? … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Qualifying

‘Twas the night before qualifying, when all through the track Not a driver was steering, not even a Williams alone at the back The tires were put on the cars with care In hopes that qualifying would soon be there … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Colton) – Finale Pt. 2

This is the show that never ends, but tonight it does. I’d like to welcome back Cass for the final time this season. Her thoughts will be in bold. Sorry I went MIA last night everyone, I was just in … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Colton) – Finale Pt. 1

Of course this show has a two-part season finale. Of course. ~ We kick things off with Chris Harrison in front of a studio audience. ~ He asks rhetorical questions like, “Will Colton come back to the show?” and “Will … Continue reading

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I Love Curling

You know how on sports media websites they list all the popular sports across the top – football, hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer – and then there’s a drop down menu listing the “other sports” that aren’t deemed popular enough for … Continue reading

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About Time

The older I get, the faster time moves. It’s not fair, but there’s nothing I can do about it. I can’t start a petition. I can’t create a union and call for a strike. I’d file an injunction, but that … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Surprise Birthday Party

SURPRISE! We, here at The Captain’s Speech, like to make dreams come true. On January 10, Aaron from The Confusing Middle posted a list of 100 random facts about himself. Here are two facts that stood out to me. Fact … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Colton) – Ep. 9

The Colton jumped the fence, the Colton jumped the fence, hi-ho, the derry-o, the Colton jumped the fence. Welcome back to another edition of your favourite Bachelor recap. I’m Paul and this┬áCass. Her thoughts will be in bold, so you … Continue reading

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Viewing Notes: The Bachelor (Colton) – Ep. 8

They started as strangers. And then they kissed. And then they travelled the world, without eating any food. How did it end up like this? And then Demi went home. Moment of silence for Dem-Dem. It was only a kiss, … Continue reading

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Memory

I think about when our talks turned to text laughed our way from one day to the next where did they go? we drove away like it never happened took our things and put them somewhere else collect dust and … Continue reading

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