Cruel Tube

04/26/2024 Colin McGregor 0

A poem from Colin McGregor from the anthology It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn – available from the publishers Editions Cruel Tube Oh toothpaste, why won’t you go back? I hope and hope and hope and hope And hope again I’ll squeeze you in […] See more

Xavier Laloux: Be a Hero

03/22/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               Xavier Laloux is a contemporary artist born in 1985 in the Montreal suburb of Pointe-Saint-Charles, a working-class district in the south-west of the city. He has overcome many obstacles throughout his life. He is responsible for the image of a dove on […] See more

AA and Other Twelve-Step Movements

01/08/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Alcoholics Anonymous has existed since 1935, when two Vermont-born men, Bill W. a stockbroker and Dr. Bob, a surgeon, met. They were both heavy drinkers at the time when they crossed paths in Akron, Ohio. They are the founders of the AA […] See more

A Devil that Kills

01/01/2024 Colin McGregor 0

Book Review: Le diable sur mon épaule (The Devil on my Shoulder) by Sylvain Simard By Colin McGregor There are dozens each day, and perhaps one very close to you. I counted the number of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Quebec on a typical Friday as […] See more

Asperger’s Syndrome: Misunderstood

12/25/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               In his song “Legacy,” the rapper Eminem reveals that he suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, admitted the same thing during a Saturday Night Live broadcast. Quebec comedian and social commentator Louis T. identifies as Asperger. So […] See more

Fewer Possessions for More Serenity

12/15/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Célie Dugand Isabelle Lajoie, a mother of three, was constantly tidying and organizing her home, which stressed her out a great deal. Thinking she had problems organizing things, she took courses from professional organizers. But each attempt to organize her own home adequately ended […] See more