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Lawrence Winkler is a physician, traveler, and natural philosopher. His molecules have morphed from medicine to manuscript. He lives with Robyn on Vancouver Island and in New Zealand, tending their gardens and vineyards, and dreams.

Goodbye Canucks, Hello Kiwis.


Ka kite ano.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 11:52 pm

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t The Bolthole be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:51 pm

The Secret Hidden Tricks




in restaurant menus.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:47 pm

Billy Strings and Don Julin


Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:43 pm

The Martians Claim Canada




She is always a little weird.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:40 pm

The Treasures Blooming


Canada’s largest seed catalog archive.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:36 pm

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t Westwood Lake Chronicles be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 27, 2017, 7:18 pm

From Inboxing to Thought Showers



How business bullshit took over.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 26, 2017, 7:15 pm

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


... and wouldn’t The Final Cartwheel be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 26, 2017, 6:26 pm

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


... and wouldn’t Hind Cartwheel be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 8:50 pm

The End of the Social Era Can’t Come Soon Enough


Actually it comes on Thursday, when we leave for three months of radio silence.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 8:48 pm

'I Don't Believe In Science,' Says Flat-Earther


...set to launch himself in own rocket (The feeling may be mutual)
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 8:36 pm

Best Books of The Year Lists


All of them.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 4:13 am

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t Between the Cartwheels be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 12:44 am

Why I’ve Had Enough of George Orwell




Orwell is a terrible role-model for an age that needs more serious people grappling with complexity.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 12:37 am

The Rise and Fall of the English Sentence



The surprising forces influencing the complexity of the language we speak and write.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 25, 2017, 12:33 am

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t Orion’s Cartwheel be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 23, 2017, 7:09 pm

Mother Demands Her Son's School Take ‘Sleeping Beauty’ off the Curriculum



...because the princess doesn't give consent to be kissed and woken up by prince. (He should used his flumazenil). 


Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 23, 2017, 6:45 pm

As Trump Bragged About His Wine It was Sold at Shenandoah National Park.





It’s better to talk shit and drink wine than....

Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 23, 2017, 1:35 am

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t Samurai Road be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 23, 2017, 1:09 am

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


... and wouldn’t Fire Beyond the Darkness be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 22, 2017, 6:17 am

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas




... and wouldn’t Wagon Days be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 20, 2017, 8:25 pm

Slaughterbots


Coming to a theatre of war near you.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 20, 2017, 1:43 am

Do Civilisations Collapse?



The idea that Easter Islanders experienced an apocalyptic end makes for good television but bad archaeology.
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 19, 2017, 8:02 pm

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas



... and wouldn’t Stories of the Southern Sea be a wonderful gift for someone you love?
Author: Lawrence Winkler
Posted: November 19, 2017, 7:57 pm
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