Monthly Archives: December 2014

THE EXILED

THE CONTRARIAN His medical condition is greatly relieved by the drug.  Well, he thinks so, anyway, actually there is no solid science supporting the belief, but, hey, we don’t penalize guys who eat spinach in the belief it makes them … Continue reading

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CONTRARIAN BOOKS

THE CONTRARIAN About twenty-five years ago, some events in my personal life kicked me out of my complacency and into taking an interest in political ideas.  As is my usual way, I undertook to learn something about it by reading … Continue reading

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SCIENCE VERSUS SANTA CLAUS

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY   Went to town this morning, bought a plastic holly wreath thing with lights all over it, figure to hang it on my front door and that will be my Christmas decorating.  Last year I … Continue reading

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SETTLERS PART 3

THE CONTRARIAN SETTLERS OR FRONTIERSMEN, PART 3 Cliff MacIntosh, founder and head guru of Quetico Center, was one of my heroes.  Some 20 plus years ago, he used to say that northern Ontario should not just blame the big city … Continue reading

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The Contrarian

WILLY BRANT’S DIARY  —  Joes Cows My neighbour Big Joe dropped in for coffee the other day, and got off on one of his rants about how everything has to be carried to extremes any more, whether it is the … Continue reading

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