Oh my eff gee; eff is for Facebook.

I was at a big family barbecue with Erica, my seven-year-old daughter, this past weekend. A couple of moments after we arrived at the farm for the barbecue, she had already run off to play with a few other kids her own age… including this one girl named Sarah. Sarah was probably three images shorter … Continue reading

The Scientist and fatherhood.

Coldplay, “The Scientist” My daughter is in Vancouver visiting family. When she was a baby, before CD singles had completely died out, I owned The Scientist and would play it for her when it was time for her to sleep; I would rock her in the dark, singing softly along as she drifted off. I … Continue reading


I must say, covering NXNE (and SCENE Fest in St Catharines a mere week later!) was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. You can bet I’ll be attempting to do so again next year. Looking forward a handful of days to Osheaga Festival de Musique et Arts in Montréal, I’m again beginning … Continue reading

Don’t try this at home.

I must say, writing is a much harder profession than I anticipated. Especially when doing so full–time, it’s difficult to get into a groove and find that muse — whether at home, in an office, or what–have–you. I guess that’s why there always seems to be a plethora of writers in Starbucks and similar places whenever … Continue reading


Loom, “For Elan” The group at Humble Empire obviously have good taste in music, because it seems like they were at a bunch of the same shows that I was. Take the Nevado Records showcase at The Rivoli on Wednesday June 15; I was there to enjoy Loom (aka Brooke Manning), Megan Bonnell (whom I … Continue reading

Parlovr at Horsehoe

I love Parlovr.

One of my growing favourite bands lately is Parlovr, and has been ever since I saw them perform at Fanshawe College. While I was at NXNE in Toronto, I made sure to get to the Horseshoe Tavern in time for their midnight gig. They were incredible, every bit as good as I remembered and then … Continue reading

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    My name is Bobby.

    I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things.

    I write occasionally for Smashing Magazine and the London Community News online, and weekly for Interrobang, the student voice newspaper at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.

    I've also been published by the Canadian University Press.
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