Category Archives: I’m gonna cry

Mad Micky Packs It July 26

Nobody called him that.  “Mad”.  Except my father-in-law whose mother, Amelia, was Edward “Mick” Mannock’s cousin.  “Micky” yes, but surely not “mad”.  I was re-reading ole father-in-law’s autobiography after 20 years, one of 37 books he published, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Kirk Douglas

A hundred doesn’t mean much, especially when you are.  I’ve no idea, but if you cross me in this deal I’ll see you hang.  I’d trade the bunch of you for a couple of campfire girls. 100 years old today. … Continue reading

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Star Weekly

That was nice of that guy at the Globe&Mail to get back to me even if it was nearly a month. Emails are easy to ignore and I didn’t have the gentleman’s phone number. It was a query. A pitch. … Continue reading

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