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San Miguel – Hiking in the land of swollen udders

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San Miguel – Hiking in the land of swollen udders

Our latest column from William Thomas I recently returned from a hiking holiday around the island of San Miguel of the eastern Azores group in the middle of the Atlantic, thought by scholars to be the last remnants of the ‘Lost Continent of Atlantis.’ First let me say – what? – hell, yes I travel […]

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Food and contract killings equal life without parole

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Food and contract killings equal life without parole

Our latest column from William Thomas Toronto Star reporter Peter Edwards covers Canadian organized crime with an easy, elegant and suspenseful style of writing. Both his newspaper features and his books are of the “must read” and “can’t put it down” genre. He also has a slightly twisted sense of humour. Many years ago Peter […]

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Ah fishing – the rod, the reel and that worm named “Lewis”

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Ah fishing – the rod, the reel and that worm named “Lewis”

Our latest column from William Thomas The last time I went fishing was 20 years ago on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. Walking into town from Gordon’s Lodge to get a newspaper, I crossed a small bridge where an American was fly-fishing in four feet of crystal clear water. You could see a school of […]

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Sex with machines – it’s already here

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Sex with machines – it’s already here

Our latest column from William Thomas The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! No, wait! The Russians are already here. Having successfully blackmailed Donald Trump and rigged the presidential election in his favour, the Russians are so emboldened that they now have 150 operatives in the United States who are aggressively stepping up their […]

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The stinkin’ rich are freakin’ nutso!

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The stinkin’ rich are freakin’ nutso!

Our latest column from William Thomas There are the very rich, like actors, rock stars, professional athletes and that eye doctor in Toronto who billed our Ontario Health Insurance Plan a staggering $6.6 million last year but hasn’t been charged and cannot be named because he falls into Grade One of our Two Tiered Justice […]

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Woody & Canuck – two birds, one brain, not shared

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Woody & Canuck – two birds, one brain, not shared

Our latest column from William Thomas Over the last three summers I seem to have adopted a seagull named Woody. He no longer cruises the shoreline of Sunset Bay with the rest of the gulls hoping to spot a dead fish; he just hangs around waiting for me to appear on the break-wall with food. […]

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