Tag Archives: Radio/Now Or Never

You’ll go nuts over these photos of squirrels doing human things

By | April 23, 2019

Winnipeg photographer Debbie Vokey is sitting at her large kitchen window patiently waiting. But it’s not for the sun to come out or the wind to die down. She’s waiting… for a squirrel. You see, Vokey’s passion is taking pictures of squirrels doing everyday human tasks. Want to see a squirrel carrying a canoe? ‘Which way to the lake?’ (Submitted by Debbie… Read More »

Winnipegger takes trip down memory lane in model train replica of Newfoundland hometown

By | April 6, 2019

“It’s a miracle.” That’s what Karl Purchase says as he watches his model train travel around a miniature replica of his hometown of Corner Brook, N.L. For a model town, Karl’s version of Corner Brook is gigantic and glorious. It fills two rooms of his Winnipeg home, spanning two different levels. There’s grass, trees and lamp posts that light up… Read More »

‘I’ve come a long way’: Jazz guitarist Chet Breau’s journey from 600 pounds to performing again

By | January 29, 2019

Nearly two years ago, Lenny Chet Breau found himself in the hospital with his life hanging in the balance. At 602 pounds the jazz guitarist was morbidly obese, and his body was shutting down from congestive heart failure. “They had to do surgery immediately in order to save me,” Breau recalled. “They weren’t making any promises if I was… Read More »