Category Archives: November

Too much Canada

It’s a rare thing when I run into other Canadians out here. I recently found out that there are several hundred of us in Prague, but we rarely connect. If we do, it’s usually by accident or sheer coincidence. We … Continue reading

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Don’t you know I’m Loko?!

Last Friday I got to do something that I haven’t gotten to do in a long time – go to a hockey game just for fun. Not for work, not for practice, not for anything else other than personal enjoyment … Continue reading

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This “week” in the KHL (November 14 to November 17)

After a ten day break for the Karjala Cup, the KHL returned to action on Wednesday night. A short week on the ice brings with it a short report, but here’s what you may have missed from the ice Wednesday … Continue reading

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October or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Lockout

Normally, the threat of an NHL lockout is one of the worst things a hockey fan can endure. There have now been four work stoppages in my lifetime, and although I was too young to understand and appreciate the first … Continue reading

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Magic Boat Ride – How I Wished for Death the First Time I Went to Sweden

Taking a cruise from Finland to Sweden could end your life. Lord knows it nearly ended mine. In my relatively short lifetime, I’ve twice taken a boat from Helsinki to Stockholm. Both times gave me some unforgettable nights, unrivaled fun, … Continue reading

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This week in the KHL (October 27 to November 2)

A month of NHL missing and another already axed. The Winter Classic is kaput to boot. It’s starting to look like the KHL could be the only game in town this year. Here’s what you may have missed this week: … Continue reading

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Haters gonna hate.

You know something, Prague? You’re not as cool as you think. Fact is, there’s a lot about you that’s just downright shitty. Yeah … I said it. Sure, cobblestone roads are beautiful to look at, but they’re not as charming … Continue reading

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I was a young man, I couldn’t resist

I woke up really early and got paid to talk about Canada. I wasn’t shortchanging anyone – it was what the student wanted. So I did my duty. I sat down on one of the notoriously hard plastic seats in … Continue reading

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Chaos

Usually there’s way too much of it and not enough of a daily even keel. For once – holy shit – the opposite is true. Things are eerily steady right now as I head through the autumn. This time last … Continue reading

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November 29, 2010

This was from like…a lifetime ago. I just really liked the title (the non-kayak portion of the piece was shitty so it’ll never be seen) and wanted an excuse to see it again. Most of this did actually happen so, … Continue reading

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