Philip Wolf

Who says you can never go home again?

I had made the trip up the hill thousands of times. Only twice before had I actually been nervous.

Old-school games were full of important lessons

I’ll bet most of you have enjoyed an old-school game or two in your day.

Old-school games were full of important lessons

I’ll bet most of you have enjoyed an old-school game or two in your day.

Snowbirds soar over Nanaimo

Famed air demonstration squadron stages event for children's charity

Sure, you can build it – just not in my backyard

NIMBY: A person who objects to the siting of something perceived as unpleasant in their own neighbourhood.

Surfin’ Safari: A daredevil grandma, swarming hornets, Pokemon Go and dumpster diving

Gun deaths in America and Canada's best burgers also make list of this week's interesting internet finds

Superhero Moms always know where everything is

“They’re under the middle cushion of the couch downstairs, beside the comic you took from your sister.”

From baby oil to SPF: sunbathing a different world today

As you read this, the plan was for me to be exposing as much of my pasty-white carcass to the sun as possible

Philip Wolf: Anyone else have a bizarre guilty pleasure?

Binge-watching old episodes of Saved by the Bell? Reading Archie comics in the loo?

Oh, the profanity! Does swearing really bother you?

I can still recall a lecture I received from my Mum, who overheard me as a kid tell another young fellow to have relations with himself

Philip Wolf: Who wants shredded cardboard for breakfast?

If someone says “summer vacation” what immediately springs to mind?

Stupidity of leaving dogs in hot cars should have big price

“Let me give you a piece of advice,” I said to my son, 19 and completely uninterested in the old-man pontification

Philip Wolf: Ali meant something to so many around the world

I got that chance during the past week, checking out an endless array of old stories and videos after Muhammad Ali died last Friday.

Road Rage: Bad driving habits can get everyone a little uptight

Tailgaters. Guys in the fast lane at 130 km/h, with a cigarette in one hand, a burger in the other, steering with their knees.

Philip Wolf: Secretly seeking Lord Stanley’s prized hockey chalice

It is the sporting world’s most iconic trophy. It has inspired awe and reverence from Port Hardy to Prague.

The Temp: Every day of the year should be Mother’s Day

Sunday is one of the most special days on the calendar. Mother’s Day.

Editorial: Important to honour lives that were cut short

In 2015, 187 workers in British Columbia lost their lives in a work-related tragedy.

The Temp: Soundtrack of youth loses another familiar voice

Dearly beloved/We are gathered here today/To get through this thing called life...

Philip Wolf: Keeping your slang usage on fleek

So exactly when did people stop saying ‘gag me with a spoon’? Did anyone ever actually say that in the first place?

The Temp: Remember any old phone numbers?

Tucked away in the recesses of my mind are an endless array of phone numbers.