Profile of Russell Wangersky

Russell Wangersky is TC Media’s Atlantic Regional columnist. He can be reached at russell.wangersky@tc.tc. His column appears on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Transcontinental’s daily papers.

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • All washed up

    It takes a long time for something to be thrown ashore, and you might want to think about that the next time you're walking along the tideline. ...

  • Sad end to the story

    The entrance sign at the highway is face-up and dead in the ditch, even if the signposts are still standing. A mobile trailer/office sits ...

  • Shelter costs a pretty penny

    It started with the green house across the street: it was in pretty hard shape, and they gutted it. All the appliances, all the interior walls, ...

  • Dump the dumb policies, not the fish

    If you want proof that sometimes government regulation can be phenomenally stupid, have a look at the online video of the Prolific, a trawler ...

  • A river runs fast and heavy, this year

    First big rain after the 20th of July, wait a week and they used to come up one small branch of a much larger river. And then they stopped, ...

  • Goodwill squandering

    When they do call, they sound delighted to have found you, and so darned fresh-faced and perky that you feel positively ancient. You may have ...

  • Take it for what it's worth

    Hi, I'm Russell, and I wrote this myself. I even put my name on it - my own name, in fact, not a made-up name or a favourite identity. Why ...

  • Put brain in gear before opening mouth

    Directly outside my office, out there in the Village mall in St. John's, there are two coin-operated rides: one is a huge fibreglass apple with a ...

  • The perils of keeping in touch

    I have a confession to make: while I love to maintain the facade of being an always-on-the-job-editor, there's nothing I love better than when I ...

  • Gabriel, Chantal and a storm to be named later

    Coming out of the Back River Hills on the Salmonier Line, you can still see Tropical Storm Chantal's mark - you just need to know where to look. ...