Posted in November 2011

Ground Zero

I have read the book ‘Hiroshima’ before. It is a compilation of articles about six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city in 1945. The compilations were published in The New Yorker a year after the Americans dropped the atomic bomb. When I picked up the book, I knew what to expect. … Continue reading

The ‘small town’ newspaper

The ‘small town’ newspaper

I have been meeting a lot of inspiring people lately. And I like it. The other night, I was lucky enough to be invited by a friend to the RRC Alumni Dinner. The MC for the event was CreComm alumni, former foreign correspondent and current Global National anchor Dawna Friesen. Now, I am not embarrassed … Continue reading

Who do you remember?

When you think of Remembrance Day, who do you remember? Neither of my Grandparents were in the army. My Great-grandparents were but I feel a lack of connection to them since they all perished either before I was born or when I was very young. All I remember about Grandma-in-the-little-house was that she had a … Continue reading

My Date with Peter Mansbridge

My Date with Peter Mansbridge

Peter Mansbridge is a rockstar. Last Friday, I got to go see ‘Encounter: An Evening with Peter Mansbridge”. Not only do I love CreComm for these kinds of opportunities, this one was extra special. After all, who didn’t grow up wanting to be Peter Mansbridge when they were a kid… Well I might be semi-alone … Continue reading

Journalism and the Law

For the last two Mondays, I have visited the law courts. Despite having been there before, I still really do not know what is happening. To write my stories, I feel I have to clarify everything with the attorneys and ask a bunch of questions. The first time we went, I lucked out with a … Continue reading