Monthly Archives: February 2011

What The Hell??


“What the hell?” Said the Arcade Fire’s front man, Win Butler, at the Grammy ceremony last Sunday. What is going on? How can a band from that northern, laid back, polite nation of immigrants and aboriginals grab the most important … Continue reading

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Childhood Misdeeds


Childhood misdeeds As eight year olds we roamed the neighbourhoods of our rural village of a few thousand in the Netherlands. Our parents were not as preoccupied with raising us right, or even just raising us; kids seemed to raise … Continue reading

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Walk like an Egyptian


Why are the Egyptians so upset? For those in North America without ties in the middle east or Europe and who are not keeping up with global politics, the unrest and unruly crowds in the streets of Egypt seem incomprehensible. … Continue reading

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