The new movie is a fantastic palate cleanser and set-up for a new trilogy. It rinsed away the bitter aftertaste of the prequels, reunited us with old friends we’d been missing for the last 30 years and got us to fall in love with a group of new heroes. I’m pretty sure most people who have seen Episode VII are already committed to seeing Episode VIII when it comes out in 2017. But just being delightful won’t cut it next time around.
When I moved to Kelowna in May 2007, there was no doubt that I had just landed in the Conservative heartland. Kelowna-Lake Country’s MP at the time,… Read more “Electing Liberal MP sign of Kelowna tech industry’s strength”
It has been just over a week since my partner and I decided to make our 2 1/2 year old ditch diapers and become a full time… Read more “Pooping isn’t as easy as it seems”
In a sure sign of the current cultural moment, I have recently found myself imaging the federal election as if it’s part of some grand Star Wars… Read more “Imagine if Canadian politics was a Star Wars story”
It was not quite four years ago that I was hired on full-time at CBC Kelowna, thanks ironically enough, to the public broadcaster’s 2015 plan that called… Read more “Reviving Nieoview thanks to CBC cuts and unemployment”
The B.C. Liberals have themselves a little problem in the Okanagan. The District of West Kelowna is up in arms over a land deal between the province… Read more “B.C. land swap deal with Westbank First Nation stirs up political trouble in West Kelowna”
Well, the case of Constable Geoff Mantler is slowly starting to grind its way through B.C.’s clogged up justice system. Here’s The Globe story I wrote today.… Read more “Kelowna Constable Geoff Mantler pleading not guilty to assault”