Category Archives: grieving

Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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A lost Mojo, Neurotic Salad and the gross misuse of ‘Mactac’

I might be this guy… Peter Whitman (Adrien Brody) with a simmering melancholy during his journey in Darjeeling Limited –  Used his dead father’s razor, and wore his prescription glasses  rendering him almost legally blind. Although I was tempted, as I had 3 … Continue reading

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2+ months: Sex, death and champagne.

I had a good month… That was all the time I actually spent in the UK with the lovely Sir English. We drank champagne and ate cake… Made-out on the banks of some river while being ogled by intrusive sheep… … Continue reading

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The Loss…

Looking back on the 31st of December: The morning I was due to arrive in Toronto for New Years Eve, walking a thin line of sanity obsessing whether or not I should get on the next flight the airline had me booked … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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The way the cake crumbles…

I knew this day would come… Dislaimer/note to self: This may very well be one of your infamous ‘That Time of the Month’ rants. Permission is granted to forgive yourself later just in case, sans embarassment and mortification. If not the … Continue reading

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Wrapping up loose ends and egos in check

Oddly enough in the last few weeks some of the old cast has resurfaced for guest-star cameo appearances on the final episodes of… The Cakes McCain Show: Loving, Hating and Leaving South Italy. Last month I finally picked up the … Continue reading

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