The “big cheeses” in our society are given a free ride by our media in favour of juicy scoops about petty offenders such as Rob Ford, Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin.

Jim McDonald, Dundas, Ont. – who thinks millionaires and TV personailties are not “big cheeses”


Favorite movies – Love, Actually (2003)

Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere.

Rob Ford blows kisses to the cameras less than 24 hours after admitting he smoked crack while mayor (and that he was drunk all those times where it was suspected) demonstrating the remorse and restraint expected of him

I’m going to ruin sea otters for you. Or at least I’m going to tarnish their reputation as some of the most charming little beasties in the seas. For as cute as they are while intertwining paws at an aquarium, frolicking among the wafting fronds of California kelp forests, or smashing sea urchins open with stones, some sea otters have developed the disturbing habit of humping and drowning baby seals.