Margit

In this town, everyone knows someone who spent their life on the Hill.  Long hours and thankless, it takes more than a little gumption. That’s Margit. She’s been in the service of Canadians practically since the day she arrived at age 17. We owe her a really big thank you. Or at least, I do. …

Dolly

Dolly was born “Upon the Sea” (in Shanghai).  When the family left, they journeyed by boat, through the Suez Canal to England, where she lived for a time before coming to Canada.  She was a nurse. Her daughter, Kerry, took her back  to the city a while ago.  They’re having the front doors from her…

Alan Neal

Alan is kind of a big deal. I didn’t actually know this, because his CBC show, All In A Day, caters to the after-work crowd, and my commute does not involve a radio. Turns out it’s been my loss. While we’re chatting, a perfect stranger introduces himself to Alan, tells him he’s the very best…

Postscript!

Do you miss this as much as I do? Relive the thrill with an 8-minute interview I did on All in a Day.  I refuse to listen to it because I am a chicken.  But I hear it’s a very solid effort.