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Category Archives: Culture

Viva l’élection

I could well bore you down with a political talk about an election that you will have no part in and will have no effect on you, but this isn’t my goal.

March 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

“42”

Some interesting historical and cultural references to number 42

January 23, 2014 · 9 Comments

Bonjour! Hi!

I’d assume that anywhere in the world, people would simply agree on a language they both understand and communicate that way. Bienvenue au Québec, where languages have been the subject of a war raging for the last 50 years.

This is my take on the issue of languages as it exists in Québec.

October 16, 2013 · 12 Comments

Kraft Dinner

Before anyone says a guy can’t cook, the idea was inspired by this post by Heretherebespiders. Maybe you should read it and return here afterward. Beside, the automatically generated linkback … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

Let’s Visit Montréal

A tour of Montréal, largest city in Québec and second largest in Canada. Complete with photos, comments and odd jokes.

July 28, 2013 · 6 Comments

Summer Solstice / St-Jean-Baptiste

This morning I checked the date on my phone when someone asked for it. Then it struck me. Tomorrow will be the summer solstice. Already. Like the ancient civilizations, I … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 6 Comments

$101G

Recently, I stumbled on a headline about a large prehistoric egg having been sold on auction for $101G. I didn’t click because of the egg, I did because I was impressed by the price. I thought that only a few humans could possibly pay this price, so it had to be someone I knew by name. Was it Bill or Mark*? I ended up being once again deceived by the clash of cultures.

April 24, 2013 · 10 Comments