Matthew Good Interview February 2017

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Interview with Matthew Good February 2017 By Simon Rideout I appreciate you doing this interview for What’s On Digest Nanaimo, an independent publication supported by people and businesses in the community.  The Nanaimo “What’s On”…

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What’s On Digest Interview with Mike Reno of Loverboy.

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By Simon Rideout What’s On Digest Nanaimo Simon:  It’s a great thrill to be interviewing you Mike.   I was the kid in the early 80’s with my Sony Walkman mix tape of Loverboy, Bryan Adams,…

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The Tasting Lounge

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“Red Arrow Brewing Company “”Idle Hands Oaked Orange Ale”” We try to keep busy. It helps keep us out of trouble. That’s why we put as much time as possible into doing what we do…

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Nanaimo residents and businesses get Microsoft Office 1/2 price westcoastdailydeals.ca

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As you may already know by now new computers do not typically come with Microsoft Office.  The full suite costs over $350 or you are corralled into signing up for a monthly subscription. Save your…

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Atmosphere Gathering Cumberland

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Atmosphere Gathering Takes Place in Cumberland this summer   Cumberland is well known for its role as the North Island’s music hot spot, and the crowning jewel for the Cumberland Village Works crew is their…

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Legends Valley Music Festival

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ANNOUNCING “LEGENDS VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL” NEW MUSIC & CAMPING FESTIVAL ON VANCOUVER ISLAND AUGUST 26 – 28, 2016 LAKE COWICHAN, BC TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 10 – 10:00 am PST  WWW.LEGENDSVALLEYMUSICFESTIVAL.COM   Vancouver, BC. Highlight…

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Cut the cord.

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792 Channels and a massive bill to match:  Are you ready to cut the cord? Do you watch TV the way you used to?  No. Of course you don’t.  You never used to record your…

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Simon Says: Closing Time

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Closing Time. Leonard Cohen’s “Closing Time” popped into my head the other day for reasons unknown. I started humming it just out of the blue. I began thinking about what this song meant to me…

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Free Your Mind – Renew your Resolutions!

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Simon Says :  Free your mind. Now that 2014 is 1/2 done it’s a great time to ‘renew your resolutions’!!   Call it your half-years resolution renewal… The beginning of a new year is considered by…

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Simon Says: Enjoy a simple pleasure.

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I recently sat down for a chat with Bill Clay the owner of Bodhi’s Bakery located in one of Nanaimo’s most beautiful and picturesque shopping and eating areas known as the “Boardwalk On Rutherford” (Top…

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