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Sad News

The writer of this blog, Ellen Collington aka Motley Dragon, passed away in the morning hours of Tuesday, November 19, 2013.  Her passing was sudden but peaceful, and she was watched over by people who loved her and whom she … Continue reading

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Blobbing Ford (response)

A blog comment worth considering about yesterday’s post, MOBBING FORD. from Curmudgeon Bludgeon  I dunno about mobbing, Motley D, maybe “blobbing”? (Blogging about mobbing . . . get it? get it?) The funny thing is, scrolling down your main page … Continue reading

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Mobbing Ford

This is the editorial cartoon by Graeme MacKay as it appeared in to-day’s Spectator.  The Hamilton and Toronto football teams play off in Toronto Sunday for a place in the Grey Cup game next week. Mayor Ford, a football enthusiast … Continue reading

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Tragedy and the Common Man

This morning at the bank, the doctor’s office, shopping in three different stores, the conversations I overheard were all about Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford.  Although people lament the persistent media coverage and say they are sick of hearing about the … Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut: 10 quotes on his birthday

This is reposted from The Christian Science Monitor… the quotes are definitely worth reading and thinking about… I could write personal journals using each one as a starting point. There is also a whole set of posters on Google Images … Continue reading

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Ford’s Folly

  Football and Ford’s Folly Posted on November 26, 2012 by motleydragon Ford’s Folly, part 2 Posted on November 27, 2012 Rob Ford, Part 3 Posted on November 30, 2012

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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Posted on November 10, 2012 by motleydragon In Canada we honour Remembrance Day on November 11.For the entire month we wear the poppy pins sold by veterans’ associations, on the 11th the entire nation stops everything  and stands … Continue reading

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