This morning I found a note taped to my computer. It read, “Hitting the road. Look after the blog.” It was simply signed “Fish” I don’t even know which direction he went. If my old buddy Mister Anchovy shows up in your town, give him… Read More
Dear WordPress mandarins, I like WordPress. I really do. I’m glad I switched over a couple years back from Blogger. I really wish, though, you would stop giving me stupid little blogging goals to encourage me to reach your stupid artificial goals. I know, I… Read More
According to the good folks at WordPress, this blog was viewed about 25,000 times last year. Of course, numbers can be deceiving. At some point early in the year, for instance, I made a post about a movie – the famous one about the submarine.… Read More
66% of readers (so far) want me to keep Mister Anchovy around…the rest want him out to pasture. Who am I to argue with popular opinion. Mister Anchovy lives….at least for now.
Here’s a video shot by my pal Candy Minx a few years ago. It features some guy who looks a lot like me playing The Star of Logy Bay on triple row button accordion, and it was shot in front of Tom’s Place in Kensington… Read More
Or…how to get a busking permit. I drove up to beautiful East York today, to the East York Civic Centre to get my Toronto busking permit. Here’s how it works. First you stand in line at intake. This line-up is for any kind of license… Read More
Everything was fine. My alter ego invented me, I started the blog, and everything was going along as it should. Then Mister Fancy-Pants opens a Twitter account of all things. But fine, I put up with that. Now I find out he’s gone and opened… Read More
I didn’t see Pirate Radio when it was on the big screen, but enjoyed watching it with Tuffy P tonight on DVD. It’s an enjoyable romp with a good mid-60s soundtrack, set on a pirate radio ship off the British coast in the 1960s. It’s… Read More