Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Wishing you all the luck of the Irish! 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 aContinue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day”

St. Patrick’s Day and Danny Boy

St. Patrick’s  trivia: The iconic Danny Boy is actually called The Londonderry Air.  Which should never be confused with a London Derrière. To get you in the mood … DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and aContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day and Danny Boy”

Montreal’s 193rd St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Today Montreal will hold it’s 193 consecutive St. Patrick’s Day parade.  The parade will make its way along Ste. Catherine Street eastward starting at Fort Street. Below is a photo from the 1987 parade when someone evidently forgot to put out No Parking signs the night before. I can imagine what they may have been doing instead,Continue reading “Montreal’s 193rd St. Patrick’s Day Parade”

St. Patrick’s Day and Danny Boy

St. Patrick’s  trivia: The iconic Danny Boy is actually called The Londonderry Air.  Which should never be confused with a London Derrière. To get you in the mood … DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and aContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day and Danny Boy”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day/Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhaoibh!

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 “Happy St. Patrick’s Day/Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhaoibh!”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Don’t Confuse The Londonderry Air With A London Derrière

St. Patrick’s Day trivia: The iconic Danny Boy is actually called The Londonderry Air.  Which should never be confused with a London Derrière. DCMontreal 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 ofContinue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Don’t Confuse The Londonderry Air With A London Derrière”

St. Patrick’s Day Etiquette

The way to return the Irish greeting ‘Top of the morning to you’ is to say ‘and the rest of the day to yourself’. Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, when we’re all at least a little bit Irish, or so the saying goes. This significantly increases the chances of someone greeting you with the phraseContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Etiquette”

Crying Uncle! To the Bully that is Winter

That just about sums it up, a cry for mercy from the bully that is winter. I give up, bring on spring. C’mon, it’s almost st Patrick’s day. It feels like it’s been here for 17 months, but it probably has only been four or five. Of course I’m referring to winter. Yes, I’m  Canadian,Continue reading “Crying Uncle! To the Bully that is Winter”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day/lá sona st Pádraig

Saint Patrick was a gentleman, he came from decent people, In Dublin town he built a church and on it put a steeple His father was a Callahan, his mother was a Grady, His aunt was O’Shaughnessy and uncle he was Brady Chorus: Success to bold Saint Patrick’s fist, He was a Saint so clever,Continue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day/lá sona st Pádraig”