A Most Dignified Death

We will all die one day. Sorry, but that’s a fact. The only issue is exactly how we will die. In pain? Alone? Quickly? Slowly? Gillian Bennett knew exactly how and when she would die. She lived on Bowen Island with her husband Jonathan. Her two children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren all live in […]

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The Trials and Tribulations of Angela Cunningham

Renting property can be a profitable business in this present combination of real estate prices and interest rates. It can also be a pain in the ass. I’ve been lucky so far and haven’t had any real problems other than a pompous doctor that thought his poo didn’t stink. Other than that my experiences have […]

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Maestro For A Minute

Last week, lucky holiday shoppers at Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre had the chance to ‘conduct’ professional choir Musica Intima Vocal Ensemble in a performance of Handel’s Messiah (in homage to Improv Everywhere’s “Conduct Us”). It’s harder than it looks. Especially when the choir actually follows the conductor. Watch the video above and you can’t tell me […]

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When Price Isn’t an Issue

Fazioli pianos are arguably the finest pianos in the world, hand made in Italy and priced accordingly. Their model F308 is the largest concert pianoforte in production today at 10′ 3″ and comes with an equally large base price of $147,000.00. That’s the base price. Now add a custom, very high-end case and you’re talking […]

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