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Peter Nelson’s travels – Australia – Ayers Rock -Uluru

And smack in the middle of this vast, empty, dead land rises this awesome great presence — The Rock.  What can you say about...

The reason revenge doesn’t work

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Anyone with a ghost of a conscience knows in his heart that revenge is the domain reserved for...

The snob

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Hoi polloi (Greek: οἱ πολλοί, hoi polloi, “the many”), a Greek expression meaning "the many" or, in the strictest sense, "the majority",...

The Genealogy of the Town of Almonte

The first European name considered as a settler at this place was David Shepherd. Of this man little is known, and what little is...

Who’s left on the right?

“Well, the one on the right was on the left And the one in the middle was on the right And the one on the left...

40 years later

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It was exactly 40 years ago that I came to Almonte to live. The date was June, 1976 and I...

Finding meaning in life’s tests with help from Dr. Viktor Frankl

I am framing the following reflections by combining a skeletal outline of the thought and medical practice of Dr. Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) with the...

Yuck!

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. There are two things I don't do well - Third World and children. Interestingly they have certain commonalties,...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Going native in Fiji

 by Peter Nelson Somehow we find Asena, Koroi’s sister, and she makes space for us in her family’s hut.  No roads, no conventional buildings, no...

Sneller Says: Councillors and critics unite in peace and song

What up Almonte?  Your old pal The Sneller here. Before I gets started, I want to drop mad respect for the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee ancestors. ...

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