All The World’s A Circus – William Thomas

“Ontario–A Place To Grow” What?!? My Ideas Were Better!

Right about now premier Doug Ford is revealing his much-anticipated new license plate slogan for Ontario’s passenger vehicles. It’s a given that the new tagline for commercial vehicles will be: “Ontario – Open for Business.” I’m anxious to see how … Continue reading

Mice That Sing Better Than We Speak!

On the forest floor high up in the mountains of Central America, scientists have discovered singing mice. Yeah, mice that sing like they’re on Central America’s Got Talent. Apparently they were performing at a club called Cheesy’s on Brie when … Continue reading

Never Go Rhyming With A Cowboy Poet!

My friend, Doris Daley, from Calgary, became the first Canadian ever to win the highest honour in poetry from the Academy of Western Artists in Texas. For her body of work as a cowboy poet, Doris was awarded the Will … Continue reading

A Case of way too many William Thomases

So I get this e-mail from William Cane which again reminds me that in this world there are far too many Williams, Bills, Wills, Willys, Slick Willys, Bad Billys and Williams of every size, shape and colour including William of … Continue reading

Pranks That Turned The Tables On Radio Hosts

In 1995 the Queen of England had a very serious 17-minute phone conversation with Jean Chretien about the possibility of Quebec breaking away from Canada. The Queen was against it. Prime Minister Jean Chretien was confused. Okay, more confused than … Continue reading

Advice To Americans Travelling Abroad – Pretend To Be Canadian.

Apparently Americans are loud, arrogant and poorly dressed. Oh, – and they’re fat too. That revelation came from American journalist Jayne Clark in her lifestyle article: “That ‘ugly American’ image is getting a makeover guide.” According to Wikipedia “Ugly American” … Continue reading

Canada – A Coast To Coast Comedy Show

My most recent survey of coast-to-coast Canadian calamities reveals that the rest of this country may in fact be just as screwed up as Ontario! If you’ve been following the machinations at Premier Doug Ford’s White House … sorry, Queen’s … Continue reading

Misheard, Misread, But It’s Still A “Wunderfilled Wurld.”

There’s an awful lot of stuff going straight over my head these days. Yesterday I was listening to the radio and the last item on the noon news is that Hasbro, the US toy and board game giant just received … Continue reading

As The Temperature Drops So Does Our IQs

I swear it’s the dead of winter that bring out the chillingly strange. Last month’s weirdness began with a newspaper article about a horrible car bombing near police cadet barracks in Bogota, Columbia. Police blamed the rebel group National Liberian … Continue reading

ESAA – Emotional Support Animal Absurdity

Today’s flight attendant must feel like Noah of the Ark – animals boarding one after the other taking their places on and under the seats. Dogs, cats, rabbits and pork belly pigs – all of which their owners claim to … Continue reading