jeudi 20 juillet 2017

KATHY REICHS - HER NEW BOOK "TWO NIGHTS"


KATHY REICHS - TWO NIGHTS 
By Bernard Bujold -
Kathy Reichs wrote a new book: TWO NIGHTS. This polar is completely different than her previous ones with Bones (Temperance Brennan) and her new star is a woman called SUNNIE... 
Sunnie is a former retired-suspended police officer now on a private mission to find a kidnapped girl. The new style of Kathy is creating a real page turner! 
SEE KATHY REICHS WEBSITE

mercredi 19 juillet 2017

JUSTIN TRUDEAU AND JULIE PAYETTE - BAD STRATEGY.


JUSTIN TRUDEAU AND JULIE PAYETTE - BAD STRATEGY. 
By Bernard Bujold - 
The announcement of Julie Payette as the next Governor General of Canada is an example of total failure in public relations. 
Justin Trudeau, or Julie Payette, should have brought out to the open the arrest story before the appointment and instead of touting her perfect course one should have valued the journey of a mother without spouse with a 14 year old son. 
If many Canadians and Quebeckers consider the Queen's representatives as a waste of money and time, they all have admiration for a mother who is facing life. 
Lets recall the story: The TVA television network (Journal de Montréal), using the source of the Internet site IPolitics on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, unveiled a part of Julie Payette's personal life that nobody of the general public did not know until then. Julie was arrested and charged on November 24, 2011 for violence at her private residence in the United States, a residence she shared with her husband and father of her 14-year-old son. 
Julie and her husband divorced in 2013. 
The serious mistake of this file is that Justin and Julie believed they could hide the thing which is the error. Today with the Internet, nothing is secret. We must therefore take the lead and reveal everything if we have secrets and want to occupy the political ramp. 
Justin also put too much by saying that Julie was a perfect woman even by adding anecdotes about posters in schools. 
In conclusion, life is like a casino! If you win at the game of life, you must know when to stop playing and enjoy the gains otherwise you risk losing everything!
Julie Payette and Justin Trudeau often won at the game of life and they believed their luck was eternal. They just lost with this last game... 
SEE STORY TVA NETWORK 
SEE REPORT IPOLITICS 
SEE ANALYSIS IPOLITICS

mardi 18 juillet 2017

MUSLIMS IN QUÉBEC - INTEGRATION OR OCCUPATION OF THE TERRITORY.


THE MUSLIMS IN QUÉBEC-  INTEGRATION OR OCCUPATION OF THE TERRITORY...
By Bernard Bujold - 
The project to create an exclusively Muslim cemetery near Quebec (St-Appolinaire) was refused by a referendum on Sunday, July 16, 2017. The result of the vote 19-16 represents well the position of the whole world. 
The debate surrounding the outcome of this referendum goes beyond the mere use of land. Rather, it addresses the issue of the integration of immigrant populations and their occupation of the new territory on which they live. 
The society is totally divided right in the middle on the subject of integration facing the occupation: the right against the left. 
But this division goes beyond immigration and affects political life in general. From Donald Trump to Emmanuel Macron, Justin Trudeau and even to the Pope and his church. The division is black and white! Interesting as a social phenomenon but also very worrying because there is only one planet earth ... whereas it would take two! 
To be continued. 
SEE STORY

samedi 15 juillet 2017

JULIE PAYETTE - A WOMAN OF TALENT


JULIE PAYETTE - A WOMAN OF TALENT 
By Bernard Bujold -
The appointment of Julie Payette as Governor General of Canada is unanimous across the country. 
I had the pleasure to collaborate once with Julie in 2002 on a photo reportage while she was hosting a series of shows with the Montreal Orchestre Métropolitain whose theme was the stars. Julie had impressed me then with her smile, her eyes and her hair but especially with her discipline with regard to the photo session. I lost touch with her and I only saw Julie three or four times like at the cocktail after the funeral ceremony of Paul Desmarais Sr. in October 2013, a ceremony we both attended. Later, in 2014, a year after Julie's appointment at the Montreal Science Center, I met her on the street and photographed her on the spot, while she was running towards her business lunch. 
My instinct at that time made me believe that she was not happy in her new job, but I thought it was a false perception on my part. She left the Science Center in 2016! My perception was right... 
Will Julie be successful in Ottawa? I believe it because this new position is as good as the astronaut. It was not easy for Julie to regain the degree of challenge she had encountered during her space career and her position in next September will allow her to regain the same degree of passion and scope. I sincerely wish her a very good luck! 
To be continued... 
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mercredi 12 juillet 2017

SUMMER 2017 AT THE COTTAGE


SUMMER 2017 AT THE COTTAGE 
By Bernard Bujold-
Long live the summer vacation! 
Long live nature and its beauties! 
Long live the cottage life... 
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vendredi 7 juillet 2017

PICKING THE DAISY


PICKING THE DAISY... 
By Bernard Bujold - 
The flower of daisy is perhaps not the most beautiful of flowers but it is certainly the most romantic... Indeed, who has not picked the petals of the daisy by pronouncing the magic words: "She loves me, she loves me not, she LOVES ME a lot! 
Happy summer season 2017... 
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dimanche 2 juillet 2017

IT IS THE FAULT OF PIERRE LAVOIE THE CYCLIST-


IT IS THE FAULT OF PIERRE LAVOIE THE CYCLIST- 
By Bernard Bujold - 
 Throughout the day on Sunday, July 2, 2017, the Bonaventure Expressway was literally closed to motorists and if the cyclists were invading downtown Montreal, the drivers were discovering the alleys of Old Montreal... 
Nearly 5,000 cyclists participated in another of the numerous events organized by Pierre Lavoie at the wheel of their luxury carbon bike (several $ 5,000 DEVINCI). Let's take it for said: One do not participate in a Pierre Lavoie event with a $200 bike or on a Bixi... 
Many citizens did not like the car clogging or the closing of the highway, but they could not do anything about it except to accept their fate. At the most, they could whimper and say to each other: "It's Pierre Lavoie's fault, the cyclist!" 
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DONALD TRUMP AND SOCIAL MEDIA


DONALD TRUMP AND SOCIAL MEDIA... 
By Bernard Bujold -
President Donald Trump vows to stick with social media despite recent backlash! Trump tweeted on Saturday that his use of social media “is not Presidential—it’s MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL. Make America Great Again!” The White House appears to position Trump’s Twitter use as an asset. Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee, said on Fox News—in response to the tweet—that Trump fights back. “This is a president that fights fire with fire,” she said. 
See story Fox News 
See funny video about CNN
See Donald Trump Twitter account 

URBAN FIREWORKS


URBAN FIREWORKS -
By Bernard Bujold -
The city is a living place and it can sometimes turn into a monster, exalting despite its ugliness. Thus, often visitors who come to see the light of the fireworks find themselves creating the play of light...
Here is an example, at midnight on a Saturday night of July 1st in Old Montreal!
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