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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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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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November 11

  Remembrance Day again…  we can take a sigh of relief that we have “done the right thing”, take the poppies off our coat, and begin shopping in earnest for Christmas.   In our public sphere… the offices and malls… Remembrance … Continue reading

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Hallowe’n 8… The War of the Worlds

PBS broadcast a new documentary about the Hallowe’en radio broadcast 75 years ago of The War of the Worlds. H.G.Wells wrote a good story, and the story of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation is a good story also. Was there really … Continue reading

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