Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

Curated knowledge, trenchant insights & witty bon mots

Ontario election leaders’ tour maps

A little election project I’ve been working on at ctvtoronto.ca is mapping the leaders’ tours. Here they are: Week 3 Map: Battling for votes in the GTA Week 2 Map: Plow match brings leaders together Week 1 Map: Leaders shadowing May 2 wins, losses The shorter version is that what happened on May 2 seems […]

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Wed, September 28 2011 » politics » 1 Comment

Pictures of Matchstick Men

First recorded in 1968 by Status Quo, this Wikipedia entry classifies Pictures of Matchstick Men as “bubblegum psychedelia.” That may be true, but I like it anyways. In any event, to catalogue them for my purposes, here is Status Quo performing the song on Tops of the Pops.  I will follow with some favourite cover […]

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Sun, September 25 2011 » multimedia, Music Monday et al » Comments Off on Pictures of Matchstick Men

Fish, birds and sunsets in eastern Ontario

Went fishing in eastern Ontario this past weekend. Here are the photos from Loughborough Lake (posted to G+). An example below: The next group includes photos taken Friday, Sept. 16 in the Gananoque area and on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Loughborough Lake. A sample below of a killer loon:

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Thu, September 22 2011 » Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Fish, birds and sunsets in eastern Ontario

I’m on Google+

Encircle me. I’m treating Google Plus as Twitter, the extended mix. I like its photo gallery feature, imperfect though it may be, so I’ll likely post photos there and link back. Minute-to-minute blathering can be found on Twitter: @billdinTO. When I’m back up to speed, this blog will the place for curating, analysis and major commentaries penned by […]

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Wed, September 21 2011 » Admin, Minutiae » Comments Off on I’m on Google+