Profile of Tony Collins

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  • No flies on me

    Now normally this wouldn’t have presented too much of a problem since I posses a veritable arsenal of weapons specifically designed to dispatch ...

  • One of life’s great dilemmas — solved

    I am speaking, of course, of shoelaces, that essential piece of technology without which we’d be constantly dragging our feet and leaving our ...

  • Muskrat Falls is a go — get over it

    These are the perennial wet blankets and gloomy-guts who have spent every waking hour for what seems like an eternity coming up with every ...

  • Bad for business

    In June, the federal government, at the urging and with the connivance of the unions, officially gutted the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. In ...

  • My conversion to the dark side of coffee

    It’s even more embarrassing, though, having to admit — to yourself and the world — that you may not have been entirely correct in what you ...

  • Now playing: the next generation

    To be honest, I don’t feel like a grandfather. Neither does my wife (so she says), and she certainly doesn’t look like a grandmother, not in the ...

  • Mysterious creatures

    Take, for example, the photo which appeared on the front page of last week’s issue of The Weekend Telegram, showing a bizarre, insect-like ...

  • There oughta be a law — oh wait, there is

    Anything that can go wrong definitely will go wrong, which was why I was thankful at the time that nothing worse had happened, like the house ...

  • ‘Just do it’ not always good advice

    Take pole-vaulting, for example. I tried that once and I just couldn’t do it. I couldn’t run fast enough and I couldn’t manage to keep the pole ...

  • Warning signs your MHA is being bullied

    But we’ve come a long way since those dark days when turning the other cheek and/or buttock, rather than being a sensible option and a form of ...