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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...

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...

July 13, 2016

Ariane Weathers, author of Pugnacious and the Bullies, will be at the downtown Victoria branch of Chapters on Saturday, July 16 for her book signing and to meet and greet the public. Pugnacious and the Bullies, the second in the Pugnacious series, is a story about frie...

March 26, 2016

Today is a good day! The Victoria, BC branch of Chapters is now displaying Pugnacious and the Bullies on its shelves. Here’s your opportunity to touch the book, flip through the pages and purchase your copy right off the shelf.

February 17, 2016


Pugnacious visited St. Patrick’s Elementary School in Victoria on February 16, as part of anti-bullying awareness. The grade 1 students were treated to a reading of Pugnacious and the Bullies, followed by a discussion about bullying and its lasting effects. The childr...

January 27, 2016


Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. Over the month of February, CKNW aims to raise awareness of these issues through various initiatives centered around their Pink Shirt Day campaign.


The book release of...

January 1, 2016

Thank you to all my readers. It has been such a pleasure sharing Pugnacious' adventures with you.

December 11, 2014

Pug finds himself lost on Christmas Eve. He spends the day trying to find his way home in time for Christmas. As the day turns to evening, Pug starts to lose hope that he will see his beloved Andy again. Is there a miracle in the works? Will he make it home in time for...

November 5, 2014

It's finally arrived! Boxes of books. Yeh!! Be among the first to get a copy. You'll put a smile on a child's face when they find a copy in their stocking.

October 14, 2014


The fundraiser is under way to help launch the first book in the Pugnacious series. The series centres around the adventures of a small pug. In the first book, A Christmas Star for Pugnacious, Pug is lost on Christmas Eve and spends the day trying to find his way home...

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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...

Grammar School - Tip #102

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