Tag Archives: United States

Olympus has Fallen

When the White House, and the American President, are taken hostage by a group of terrorists, it is up to out of favour treasury agent, Mike Banning to save the day before the world is in turmoil and the United States is turned into a waste land. As to be …

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Privacy vs Security – The online conundrum

In the wake of yet another mass murder, police departments in the United States are scrambling to find ways to avoid such tragedies in the future. The NYPD (New York Police Department) are looking to the internet to alert them to possible individuals who are likely to be involved in …

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Beacons Fostering Light and Love Through Storms

Greetings my gentle readers to this week’s instalment of the “Be Yourself, Often” blog. As you all well know, this is a time when we can all sit back and think and the moments that were in a segment of time on this plane that will not return again. When one stops …

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Creationism and evolution

Creationism. The belief in intelligent design rather than evolution. That a supreme being created the world and everything within it. That the humans were created by a supreme being within the last 10,000 years. Not all those who believe in God are Creationists. Bill Nye, universally known as the science …

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You only sing when you’re winning

From a Catholic secondary school via the Royal Navy to cheering on your home team no matter of tactics or score A couple of months ago, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in London produced a ‘Lip Dub‘ video that was released onto YouTube. A ‘Lip Dub‘ video is one …

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Copyright theft is now the norm?

The St. Thomas Blog - Follow The ElephantIt used to be that if you wanted an audio copy of the latest record, you gave a friend who owned the record a blank tape and they would copy it for you. Based upon what I saw when I lived in the UK, the only mov...

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Announcing The Daily

If you are anything like me, your favourite part of the morning, eating bacon, watching sports highlights, and reading the funnies in the paper. OK, I don’t really read the paper, I tend to read the funnies online but anyway, that is besides the point! Wouldn’t it be nice if …

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Babies-The movie

This one time viewing is sponsored by Vesta Parenting Inc., with all proceeds going to support the St. Thomas Breastfeeding Coalition. Funds will be used in our community directly to help support new families. August 14 9:00am-12:00pm Galaxy Cinemas, Elgin Mall The adventure of a lifetime begins… Babies simultaneously follows …

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Tim Hortons Camp Day-June 2, 2010

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 is a special day for Tim Hortons Store Owners, staff and customers.  It’s Camp Day!  Camp Day is the one day a year when Tim Hortons Store Owners across Canada and the United States donate every penny from coffee sales to the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation.  …

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Book Review – Plague Ship – Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul

The crew of the high tech spy ship Oregon discover a cruise ship floating with seemingly now left alive on it, just before it is destroyed by explosives. From this, they follow a trail towards a cult who is planing to release a virus and change the world forever. Another …

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Book Review – China Dome – William H Lovejoy

The opening of a super airport offers one of four airline makers the holy grail of orders but there are forces at work trying to stop the airport from opening or perhaps to stop one of the airlines from surving. A different take on an airbourne thriller, China Dome, sets …

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Book Review – Saucer The Conquest – Stephen Coonts

From the Publisher Rip Cantrell is brought back to give the saucer one last flight. Charley Pine has started flying for a rich French tycoon, and there is believed to be another downed saucer somewhere in the area. Rip can’t quite get over the fact that Charley has dumped him. …

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Book Review – State of the Union – Brad Thor

America”s worst nightmare has just become a brutal reality. The most unlikely terrorist enemy of all now holds a knife against the country”s throat. With both diplomatic and conventional military options swept from the table, the president of the United States calls upon America”s only hope, Navy SEAL turned Secret …

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