Archive for April, 2007

TBLP cracks the iTunes Top 25 (Arts/Lit.)

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

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I still don’t know what this really means, but in the Arts/Literature podcast category on iTunes, The Best Laid Plans hit #24 today. Who knows where it will sit in half an hour, let alone tomorrow, but it sure is nice to be on the list at all. Thanks for all the support.

Chapter 15: April 27, 2007

Friday, April 27th, 2007

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This week, Chapter 15 including: Daniel drives Lindsay home the morning after the night before; Angus and Daniel spend a quiet day in Cumberland; Angus is feted at an Engineering Society dinner; the economy drops like a stone and the government’s hand is forced; Angus and Daniel test Baddeck 1 on the frozen Ottawa River; Angus writes in his diary.

Comments are invited right here on the blog or send me an e-mail to [email protected]. Thanks for listening. Next week, Chapter 16.

The great music featured in the podcast is by Jon Schmidt and is called Winter Serenade. It is available from the Podsafe Music Network. My friend Roger Dey provides the voice that opens the podcast. The photo at the top of the blog page was taken by, and is used with permission from, Mr. Ron Boisvert.

Podiobooks back up and running

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

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After dealing with some daunting server challenges, the good folks at Podiobooks are back up to date.  All chapters of The Best Laid Plans so far released, are available at Podiobooks.  Many thanks to Evo and Matt for their efforts.

Chapter 14: April 20, 2007

Friday, April 20th, 2007

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This week, Chapter 14, including: Daniel is late for an important meeting leaving Angus to go it alone; Angus defies the Leader and caucus; Angus closes the Sanderson Shoe deal; the House votes on the Throne Speech; Daniel dines with Lindsay and then some; Angus writes in his diary.

Comments are invited right here on the blog or send me an e-mail to [email protected]. Thanks for listening. Next week, Chapter 15.

The great music featured in the podcast is by Jon Schmidt and is called Winter Serenade. It is available from the Podsafe Music Network. My friend Roger Dey provides the voice that opens the podcast. The photo at the top of the blog page was taken by, and is used with permission from, Mr. Ron Boisvert.

Chapter 13: April 13, 2007

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

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This week, Chapter 13, including: Daniel takes the heat for Maverick Angus; Angus makes his debut performance in Question Period; A day in the constituency office; Angus outlines a plan to save the Sanderson Shoe factory; Norman Sanderson doesn’t know what hit him; Daniel and Lindsay make a date; Angus writes in his diary.

Comments are invited right here on the blog or send me an e-mail to [email protected]. Thanks for listening. Next week, Chapter 14.

The great music featured in the podcast is by Jon Schmidt and is called Winter Serenade. It is available from the Podsafe Music Network. My friend Roger Dey provides the voice that opens the podcast. The photo at the top of the blog page was taken by, and is used with permission from, Mr. Ron Boisvert.

Podiobooks Update: New chapters coming April 14th

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

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For those listeners subscribing through Podiobooks, new chapters will be coming by April 14th I’m told. They are changing their servers to be able to provide an even better service and are a little behind posting new chapters. In the interim, you can always download Chapters 11 and 12 directly from this site. Many thanks.

Chapter 12: April 6, 2007

Friday, April 6th, 2007

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This week, Chapter 12 including: Angus attends his first Caucus meeting; Angus takes his place in the House before listening to the Throne Speech in the Senate; Daniel and Bradley Stanton square off over excessive media coverage of Angus; Daniel and Angus clash over what to say in the Throne Speech debate; Angus gives his debut performance in the House, to mixed reviews; Angus writes in his diary.

Comments are invited right here on the blog or send me an e-mail to [email protected]. Thanks for listening. Next week, Chapter 13.

The great music featured in the podcast is by Jon Schmidt and is called Winter Serenade. It is available from the Podsafe Music Network. My friend Roger Dey provides the voice that opens the podcast. The photo at the top of the blog page was taken by, and is used with permission from, Mr. Ron Boisvert.