Taking A Break From Doing My Taxes…

Apparently frogs are exploding in Germany. Seems the old Franco-Prussian hostilities never ceased.

I love Denny’s, that wonderful American one-stop-centre for all things cheap, breakfasty and greasy. But there’s growing evidence for some deep-seeded racist activities at several outlets of this chain. Oh what is a frugal yet socially conscious bruncher to do?

Now why didn’t I think of this? A tamper proof drinking glass!

Good Ol’ Nojjy Boy sends us this story about how one can soon pay to have one’s genetic heritage tracked back tens of thousands of years! How better to explain one’s unusual affinity for chimpish behaviour?

Self promotion alert:

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, please join us for an evening of readings and discussion from seven celebrated Ottawa area poets and authors of Asian descent. Presenters include:

Cyril Dabydeen
Raywat Deonandan
Asoka Weerasinghe
Bing He
Betty Warrington-Kearsley
Veena Gokhale
Shakir Sheikh

Date: Tuesday May 17th, 2005
Time: 6-9pm
Place: Ottawa Public Library, Main Auditorium, 120 Metcalfe St.

Books will be available for purchase from Octopus Books and refreshments will be served.