Jun 24, 2023
On the occasion of Bruce Allen’s birthday, I thought I’d sit down for an early morning Zoom call.
Bruce has a roster of talent that plays the World’s stages, so you can find him at 8 am just finishing a call to South Africa.
He’s a full-speed guy. Never outworked, no matter what the project.
In over 50 years...
Jun 17, 2023
Two very special friends. Both are culinary leaders in Canadian food.
Ned Bell. Executive Chef and co-partner at Naramata Heritage Inn. A spokesperson for multiple culinary and seafood sustainability movements. A true force….leading by doing.
He’s the chef ambassador for the province of BC through the Buy...
Jun 10, 2023
In 2016 stellar Canadian band 54.40 released an album La Difference: A History Unplugged. It was a brilliant reworking of their greatest hits.
You could instantly tell it was one of their songs but the instrumentation and overall sound had been changed and made fresher. It brought new life to older songs and I thought...
Jun 3, 2023
Two Canadian icons join forces and become partners in music.
One is/was Gord Downie. Lead singer and songwriter of The Tragically Hip.
Truly beloved. And hugely missed after losing his fight to cancer but going out in a blaze of a song with The Hip and the last Cross Canada Tour.
The other is Bob Rock. Known for his...