Tag Archives: Canada

Super-Canadian Things to do in Canada

This month I had the great opportunity to go home and visit my home and native land during the summertime. This was a rare occurrence, it’s been nearly three years since I’ve been to Canada in the summer and I … Continue reading

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What Are We?

One question that kept recurring during a recent trip to Canada dealt with the idea of Canadians in general – who are we and how can we explain ourselves to other people? It’s no easy feat and it’s certainly a … Continue reading

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Watching Hockey in Europe (on TV!)

Watching hockey in Europe – one of my favourite pastimes in one of my favourite places. But doing so is not necessarily one size fits all. Not only is it a lot more difficult than I had first anticipated, but … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves XVII: Football – part dos

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ In the past, I’ve usually spent my birthday watching hockey. Not for … Continue reading

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Some final thoughts on hockey in Prague

I’ve watched a lot of hockey in the Czech Republic this year. Part that of that due to the lockout, which sent a healthy share of NHLers to the KHL and Czech league teams in town, and part of it … Continue reading

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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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Panenka scarves X: 50 mission crowns

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ As the introduction says, some of the things I’ll gab on about … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves VII: Holy Robin, Batman!

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ A funny thing’s been happening to me over the last year or … Continue reading

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Twist my arm

The iPod: it’s something that most of us depend on for our daily commute. More often than not it allows us a few moments of escape from the dreariness of winter skies, underground tunnels, and crowded trams. What we listen … Continue reading

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Who the hell is Mikey Bukna?

A funny thing happened to me this week. Christmas is over and I’ve been enjoying my gifts when I can. One such gift – from a good friend who knows me well – was the gift of hockey, in the … Continue reading

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