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Eat. Race. Love. The legend of “The Zipster” lives on

Eat. Race. Love. The legend of “The Zipster” lives on

Our latest column from William Thomas Every time I get a Zippy Chippy Alert on the screen of my computer I’m convinced the poor old bugger has passed away. But no, he lives on at the precarious age of 28 not knowing that few horses ever make it to 30. Zippy is still feisty, happy […]

Aging by medical survey-it never dagnabbit fails!

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Aging by medical survey-it never dagnabbit fails!

Our  latest column from William Thomas As my mother Margaret used to say when the toast hit the kitchen floor jam-side-down: “It never dagnabbit fails.” And trust me as you get older the toast hits the floor more often, your glasses find new and strange places to hide and a pair of socks can fight […]

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Highlights of “The Amazing Raptors Bandwagon Ride”

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Highlights of “The Amazing Raptors Bandwagon Ride”

Our latest column from William Thomas Oh Canada – what a magical, crazy coast-to-coast Raptor ride it was through 60 urban Jurassic Parks, 36 Cineplex movie theatres, thousands of bars bending the fire code and 7.7 million of us screaming “YES!” at our television sets from the couch. The two-month Raptors’ run-up to NBA Championship […]

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Barbecuing – man’s failed search for identity

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Barbecuing – man’s failed search for identity

Our latest column from William Thomas It has always been thought that men began cooking outdoors as suburban living crept across North America in the 1940s and 1950s. It was, they said, an act to assert men’s masculinity. No, sorry. Men barbecue because it’s in our DNA and has been since fire made meat sizzle […]

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Suddenly, spring is the new winter

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Suddenly, spring is the new winter

Our latest column from William Thomas I think I lost my spring cleaning list … in a snowbank. Cold, cloudy, rainy, foggy, damp, drizzly and whatever the meteorological term for ‘blah’ is, this spring has given us an inkling of what it would be like to live in an Arctic rain forest. Or a car […]

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At the roundabout, does the bar stool yield to the La-Z-Boy?

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At the roundabout, does the bar stool yield to the La-Z-Boy?

Our latest column from William Thomas Thanks to Uber, Lift share and driverless vehicles, man’s love affair with his car is coming to a close. However, like everything else he touches, man is determined to end this relationship with a bang… and a crash and probably a police report. In England, a Brit added enough […]

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