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Stage magic and Fair Trade coffee

By way of an introduction: 1) Truthiness refers to sense making in the absence of evidence. 2) What does the work of stage magicians tell us about how the mind works? The link to a May 3, 2008 Boston Globe article about this topic can be accessed at the previous sentence. The article notes that […]


Fair trade coffee: Backpacking trip to Nicaragua changes course of entrepreneur’s life (Nov. 14, 2013 Globe and Mail)

The story, which you can access here, introduces Tracey Clark, managing director of Bridgehead Coffee, a small fair trade coffeehouse chain which now has fifteen outlets in Ottawa. Here is the opening Q & A in the article: 1. Let’s start with the basics. Can you briefly describe your business, including when it was founded, […]


Christina Myers, age 87, asks: Were the Wartime Housing residences in Ville St. Laurent (Quebec) ready to move in, in 1942?

We have in recent years had some great discussions (and photo-sharing) about emergency postwar housing in Canada at a number of posts, including at one entitled: Ville St-Laurent, Quebec: Wartime housing and architectural change, 1942-92: Article by Annmarie Adams & Pieter Sijpkes (1994) I am pleased to share with you the following message from Christina Myers, […]


Nikki (then called Ellen) King (MCHS 1962) has shared Malcolm Campbell High School updates, from the years that followed the 1960s

One of the great things about having a website is that from time to time people add comments at posts that have been written in the past. One such post, to which many comments have been added over the past year, is entitled: Provisional list of MCHS ’60s (and other decades) students/alumni/teachers who have passed away Comment […]