The Cooper Street Relic

Just another blog from The Republic Of Hespeler


This Is A Story I wrote almost 6 years ago but continues to appear in the top 10 read story’s on my site every year. And with all the new readers I have accumulated I just thought I should re-run it. One thing about my family is that you come to expect the unexpected. And when …

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With Summer almost upon us, I have put together a list of my 31 songs of summer. Now this has no scientific research or polling, just the songs I like about summer, or songs that when I hear them I think of summer. Yes, they are all from the past, but damn it, these are what …

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Sadly as we age, our musical heroes age also and every year more and more of them pass on to the musical heavens, and we are left with their music and our memories of them. 2013 was not a great year for some of my favorite musical acts, and while some passing’s were highly written about, like Lou …

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