Confusing Twitter Feeds

No wonder folks are confused these days. While scrolling through my Twitter feed today as I sipped my morning coffee I was pleased to see the breaking news from BBC about Scotland ending almost all COVID restrictions. Phew … some good news to start the day. I know Scotland is a long way from Montreal,Continue reading “Confusing Twitter Feeds”

Epilepsy and Flashing Bridge Lights

Lights on @pontJCBridge are on fiyah tonight. View from Maison Radio-Canads rooftop cam #allofthelights pic.twitter.com/P63L6dN5NM — Silvet Ali (@silvet) December 20, 2017 Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge has been fitted with a vast number of lights. This was done at significant expense and was not without detractors. It occurred to me when I saw the tweet aboveContinue reading “Epilepsy and Flashing Bridge Lights”

Beer Sales Down, But …

Ironically these two tweets appeared in order on my Twitter feed today. Global beer sales drying up, says report https://t.co/LsPn57AoYT — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) June 4, 2017   Man Escaping London Bridge Attack — with Pint in Hand — Symbolizes London Spirit https://t.co/PTzimd4UqW pic.twitter.com/2wCzFfJeov — Mediaite (@Mediaite) June 4, 2017 Someone is trying toContinue reading “Beer Sales Down, But …”

Tweets From History

What if Twitter could be retro-fitted to suit history?! DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybeContinue reading “Tweets From History”

Election 2016: Tweets From History

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Election 2016: Tweets From History”

Colin Kaepernick’s Protest: Good Cause, Bad Practice?

In the lead up to the 2016 National Football League season San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting much more attention for his sideline protest than for his performance on the field. As you have no doubt heard, Kaepernick is refusing to stand up for the pre-game playing of the American national anthem. HeContinue reading “Colin Kaepernick’s Protest: Good Cause, Bad Practice?”

Tweets From Good Friday

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Tweets From Good Friday”

Tweets From History

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Tweets From History”

What’s a Little Snow … ?

The weather in Montreal today is such a mixed bag of miserable, from significant snow then warming to top things off with freezing rain, that last weekend’s uninvited visitor, the Polar Vortex, left town! However, undaunted, we Montrealers push on.   @weathernetwork @CBCMontreal @mtlgazette How do Montrealers handle a snowfall? #Montreal #Shareyourweather pic.twitter.com/PyHrye57e6 — DCMontreal🇨🇦Continue reading “What’s a Little Snow … ?”