Strong & Sharp Blog

Everyone from Strong & Sharp wishes you a Happy Canada Day, be sure to take the time to reflect on the roots of our country. We think the Just Us! Coffee Roaster Co-op in Nova Scotia said it perfectly,...
The first day of summer is always a good day to celebrate, but this year was something special. Wednesday marked not only the longest day of the year but also the 50th anniversary of the “Summer Of Love.” It was...
This week marks the anniversary of the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge, or what we now know as the Iron Workers Memorial. I was 18 years old when the name officially changed, and from that moment, I had...
We’ve all felt guilty at some point in our lives. Some reasons are black and white. You stole a cookie from the cookie jar, you didn’t show up to meet your friend when you said you would, or even...

I HATE RUNNING

I hate running. No, seriously. I really do. It was 27 years ago that I lost the ability to use my legs, and got out of running for good. In high-school, I had bad knees and that was always...
"The more we do together and the more we do to convince the world we are a collective and not just a bunch of individuals that walk this earth, we’re going to create a better tomorrow." It was an absolute...

Storytellers

There’s a story (some argue it’s a myth) about Ernest Hemingway and his mastery of storytelling. As the legend goes, Hemingway is in a bar where someone bets him that he can’t tell a compelling story using only 6...

Homegrown!

Here in Railtown, the Vancouver neighborhood that Roundhouse Radio calls home, you’re constantly driving through detours caused by movie and television production. Most of it is from the United States, with productions like Deadpool and The X Files taking...
“Up where they walk, up where they run, up where they stay all day in the sun…Wandering free, wish I could be, part of your world!” These were lyrics I frequently sang as a teenager. You may recognize them...
It’s been a very political week here at Roundhouse Radio. First, we’re gearing up for a provincial election that is promising to be a close one, while federally, Kevin O’Leary has shaken up the Conservative leadership race by dropping out. The Trump-watch...