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Writer's Bloc

Cruel? Eggs-actly

Apr 14, 2016 / 6:20 pm

This week's Writer's Bloc introduces Kelowna resident Dustin Gumpinger, lawyer, who is working on his PhD through the University of Toronto Faculty of...

Ask Izzy (advice column)

Apr 7, 2016 / 7:09 am

This week Writer's Bloc introduces Izzy McKechnie, a modern day agony aunt. Izzy is a lover of nature, especially Darwinism (or any theory that deals...

Totally lame mum

Mar 30, 2016 / 7:00 am

Our guest this week is Tanya Gunderson, long time West Kelowna resident and mother of two teens and a mini dachshund. She is a diehard optimist, although the...

Okanagan's best dentist

Mar 23, 2016 / 6:30 am

Writer's Bloc guest writer this week is Heather Slade, Managing Director of Hillside Dental Centre, and Smiles By Design in Victoria, BC. Heather began her...

Enforcing cyclist behaviour

Mar 16, 2016 / 6:30 am

This week’s return guest writer, Landon Bradshaw, is a husband, father, programmer, app developer, and a general jack of all trades. He is also the Vice...

Open water crazy

Mar 9, 2016 / 7:00 am

Our guest columnist this week is Jennifer Leach-Trask. Many know her from her 20 years as regional manager of Jazz Aviation at YLW. There are plenty more who...

Qwerty to dystopia

Mar 2, 2016 / 8:55 pm

Today's Writer's Bloc guest is Dr. Greg Bolcer, a security, Web, and social networking expert, and a sometimes entrepreneur who likes movie quotes. He...

2 or 4, doesn't matter

Feb 24, 2016 / 7:15 am

This week’s guest writer, Landon Bradshaw, is a husband, father, programmer, app developer, and a general jack of all trades. He is also the Vice...

Are you a tough mudder?

Feb 17, 2016 / 9:07 pm

A new adventure from guest writer, Kevin Ducoing. Kevin is a year-round bicycle commuter, year-round photoshopper of cats, artist, kayaker, Tough Mudderer, and...

Tweak the school system?

Feb 10, 2016 / 7:53 pm

The guest writer for this week's Writer's Bloc is Dennis Warner, of West Kelowna. Dennis taught instrumental music for 34 years in the BC public school...

Extrapolating Trump

Feb 3, 2016 / 10:46 am

Today's guest writer is Dr. Greg Bolcer, a security, Web, and social networking expert, and a sometimes entrepreneur who likes movie quotes. He is a snarky...

Fun without the kids: Guilty

Jan 27, 2016 / 11:47 am

This week's guest writer is Amber Marsh, who lives on Vancouver Island. As an Okanagan transplant, Amber very much enjoys the lack of snow. When not being...

Humanity uncorked

Jan 18, 2016 / 1:36 pm

This week's guest writer, Kevin Ducoing, is a year-round bicycle commuter, year-round photoshopper of cats, artist, kayaker, Tough Mudderer, and drinker of...

The honeymoon baby

Jan 10, 2016 / 1:55 pm

This is the final instalment in a five part series by Riann Arkinstall on life in Korea. Making the honeymoon baby By Riann Arkinstall Honeymoon how-to In the...

Bubbles, laser, money, "I do"

Jan 3, 2016 / 2:43 pm

The fourth instalment in a five part series by Riann Arkinstall on life in Korea. Bubbles, laser lights and money: The Korean wedding by Riann Arkinstall...

Hits from the Norae bong

Dec 27, 2015 / 12:03 pm

This is the third instalment in a four or five part series by Riann Arkinstall on life in Korea. To read the first instalment go here: Moving to Korea, eh? To...

"Teacher should hit me"

Dec 20, 2015 / 2:39 pm

This is the second instalment in a four-part series by Riann Arkinstall on life in Korea. To read the first instalment: Moving to Korea, eh? Korea - why I...

Moving to Korea, eh?

Dec 13, 2015 / 1:24 pm

Moving to Korea, eh? by Riann Arkinstall Once upon a time, the question on the minds of everybody who knew me was, “Moving to Korea, eh? North or...

Sweat lodge enlightenment

Dec 4, 2015 / 9:47 am

Our special guest writer for the debut of Writer’s Bloc is well-known artist Roy Henry Vickers. An elder and leader in Canada, Roy proudly carries the...

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