Month: May 2014

Follow The Leader

Blackburn Radio is a medium-small company, as far as broadcasting outlets go.  We’re dwarfed by Corus, Rogers, Bell and some others but our owner has no desire to compete on that level.  Richard is happily running a regional broadcasting network but many of the people who work for him could compete in any arena. Case in point: our web and social media team and our brand new Blackburn Radio app. Get to know it because it’s going to be copied by everyone else in short order.  …

Update: Rick Bigg RIP

I wrote just a month or so ago about London motorcycle rider, Rick Bigg, and his sudden diagnosis with terminal cancer. Rick died on Saturday and the fundraiser for his widow, Laurie, goes on as planned this weekend. (My original post on Rick and Laurie appears HERE.)  Rick had hoped to take one more ride, but it seems he never got his wish.  …

Why Cats Rule

I’ve always thought of myself as a dog person but I have loved a couple of cats. My current kitty Spice is the feline to beat all. But I’ve also always believed that cats belong indoors. There are too many predators and they cause too much destruction and, frankly, poop, always on someone else’s property.   …

A Hole Lot of Digging

We have ten feet of shiny, new PVC sewer pipe at our place. Too bad I can’t show it to you! And it looks like the issue was caught in the nick of time. The old pipe was coming apart at the connection and shedding flaps of its inside. No wonder we had plumbing issues.  …