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Business development?

Just now….land line rings Hi this is Alice from Fitser (?…lots of noise from other telemarketers in the background) Who? My name is Alice from Fitser. And why are you calling me this morning, Alice, and what is a Fitser exactly? We do online promotion… Read More

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Bizarre telemarketer action

I pick up the phone and can here the tell-tale noises coming from some huge overseas telemarketer outfit. I know in my heart it’s a guy selling duct cleaning. It’s almost always someone selling duct cleaning. I say hello several times while buddy on the… Read More

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Choir Choir Choir

When our friend Toni visits, Tuffy P comes up with “envelopes”, each representing a top secret activity. Yesterday evening, we drove down to the Queen and Ossington area where we met up with their friends from way back in high school, Ann and Mary Lou.… Read More

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Off to the Museum

Tuffy P, our friend Toni (who is visiting from Glasgow), and I sallied forth to the ROM today to see the Blue Whale exhibit. Some readers may remember seeing news stories about a huge blue whale carcass dead and rotting at Trout River Newfoundland back… Read More

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Theatre and BBQ

Our friend Toni is in town (yay!), and Tuffy P was prepared with tickets to the latest production at the Coal Mine Theatre, called Orphans. It was a very intense play, but very well done and the theatre is charming with its seats set up… Read More