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March 16, 2019

Tip #102: Me, Myself and I

We talked about the difference between I and me in Tip #101, but what about the use of myself versus me? Myself, himself, herself or themselves is used when the “doer” is also the “doee”, hence the word “self”. Here are some examples.

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March 9, 2019

Today is International Women’s Day. In celebration, Mattel has created a Barbie in the likeness of one of my favourite Olympians, figure skater Tessa Virtue. This will be part of their Role Models series.

#MoreRoleModels

Read the full article in Hello Canada Magazine.

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March 2, 2019

Grammar is around us everywhere, whether we like it or not. It’s in our emails, business reports, school work and our conversations. It’s easy to use the wrong word or punctuation. Homonyms like your and you’re are easily confused. Join me regularly to receive a new ti...

September 10, 2018

After Pugnacious went to school with Andy for Pet Day earlier in the year, he knew that he liked school. Pugnacious came back on the first day of school to greet the students and teachers, and of course to wander around his favourite places. Here are some of his favour...

November 22, 2017

Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), which has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952. 

The earliest evidenc...

November 14, 2017

Have you ever wanted to write your own book or even be a contributor to a book? Have your name bright and bold in the pages of a book? Now is your chance.

Do you have a story that you’d like to share? It can be a family tradition, a childhood memory, a funny, sad or sca...

November 13, 2017

Before the doors opened at the Calico Christmas Fair yesterday, I strolled through the aisles to check out the other vendors’ fares. I always like finding unique and original items, or an old idea with a twist to make new again. I found such a vendor. Rosemarie of Life...

Pugnacious Goes To School follows the chaos that ensues during Pet Day at school

Ariane Weathers is a local Saanich author who is releasing her third book in a children’s series.

Weathers’ second book, Pugnacious and the Bullies, was released last year with the release o...

May 15, 2017

The first of the summer markets begins with the Royal Roads University Mother's Day Paint In & Craft Fair. There's nothing that resembles summer today. The winds are blowing in from the lagoon and across the field, flapping our tent walls. The sprinkling of rain adds t...

September 28, 2016

The Greater Victoria Public Library is promoting emerging local authors, Ariane Weathers being among them. A “Meet the Author” event is set for Saturday, October 8 from 10:30a – 12:00p at the Victoria Central Library at 735 Broughton St.

Ariane Weathers will be introduc...

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Tip #102: Me, Myself and I

We talked about the difference between I and me in Tip #101, but what about the use of myself versus me? Myself, himself, he...

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