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Issue: 2015-06-18

It’s a Men’s Issue

Dear Peter -My brain was obviously on hold when I read your email requesting an article for the Men’s Issue. Somehow, I got the impression you wanted a learned treatise on men’s issues.For two weeks, I Googled like a madman and...

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Playing With Fire by Theo Fleury

I heard Theo Fleury speak at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse last summer during the Adäka Cultural Festival, but hadn’t had a chance to read his autobiography, Playing With Fire, until recently.I finished it...

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The Mystery Man

As we age do we revert to the simpler pleasures of youth? Perhaps all the way to the diaper?The symmetry of the baseball diamond and the unique strategy of this game-of-inches have inspired poets and hooligans alike. As middle...

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Namaste, bro

Some people like to “hit” the gym, to “pump” iron for those “ripped” abs. See a theme, there?Yoga, on the other hand, is all about movement and breath.Fair or not, yoga has a reputation, in some circles, as an exercise for...

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Royal for Royal

Let’s talk Gurkha.No, it’s not a new language, but given all the variations it has, it very well could be. Gurkha is a brand that’s been making cigars since 1887. “Gurkha” refers to soldiers from Nepal. During British colonial...

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A Tale of Two Gardens

A Whitehorse friend recently told me about a useful book called The Gin and Tonic Gardener, by Janice Wells, a gardener and newspaper columnist in St. John’s, whose thesis is there is no gardening problem so large that it cannot...

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