A Canadian rye whiskey has been named the whiskey of the year in Jim Murray’s whiskey bible – Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye. That surprises me. I know Canadian whiskey makers have been upping the ante on quality whiskies, but in my little imagination, even… Read More
I’ve been thinking about the tune June Apple. Here’s Zepp playing an amazing version. What a super-fine player. He seems so relaxed and nonchalant (not to mention un-smiling) about the whole thing. This one is usually played in the key of A, and it’s… Read More
Ramona Jones, who for many years worked with her husband, the late Grandpa Jones, was a really great old time musician. I just read in this excellent obit that she passed this week at 91. RIP. Let’s listen to Ramona singing There’s Better Times a… Read More
I really enjoyed Robert Chandler’s new painting show, called something happened, which opened this afternoon at Yumart. Yumart is at 401 Richmond, here in Toronto. If you’re in town and down that way, check it out. You’ll find some excellent painting. Going to an art… Read More
I’ll mention it again…. but if you didn’t vote in the advance polls, please get out to vote today!
This little fellow had a reunion party on 27th Street yesterday afternoon. Stories of his running on Cabbagetown Victorian rooftops, going to the Hardware Store, hanging out in the middle of the road, going into neighbours houses, he’s not a cat, he’s a dog, he’s… Read More
The 27th Street Podcast: Episode 2 is now available. Today’s guest is gardener extraordinaire Jennifer Arnott, talking heirloom tomatoes and unique perennials. Here’s Jennifer with a selection of heirloom tomatoes she brought over for Tuffy P and I. They are superfantastic! Show Notes Music –… Read More
I’ve been doing a lot of reading on how to go about creating a podcast, and as well, some friends have let me know how they go about it. It turns out there isn’t one single simple technical solution, and different people try different approaches… Read More
Lots more mosaics at the Long Branch Mosaics site.
Here are the Gillette Brothers performing Cowboy Annie…