Author Archives: Bryan Candy

About Bryan Candy

I currently live in Port Moody, and work in Vancouver. During the week, I teach English to international students and act as their events coordinator too. In my spare time, I enjoy weightlifting, watching television and movies, and reading and writing. On my website you'll find blog posts about things I enjoy, as well as information about my published work. I hope you enjoy.

Dalkey: A Day Trip from Dublin

I was fortunate to spend a week in Ireland recently, March 2-9 2016, and a high point was a visit to Dalkey and its nearby villages. Dalkey is approximately 30 minutes south of Dublin by DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) … Continue reading

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Your “Making a Murderer” Fix: 5 Must-See True-Crime Documentaries

With Making a Murderer on most people’s lips these days and a second season already in the works, here are five true-crime documentaries that are worth watching: Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About his Father Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne … Continue reading

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A bit of Luck and a lot of Passersby

For a few months now, my girlfriend and I have been talking about purchasing a dog. This past Saturday, she suggested that we pay a visit to the SPCA before a family dinner. At first I agreed, but after some … Continue reading

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Jim’s Course: The Process

The question that I am most frequently asked by readers is, “How long did it take you to write Jim’s Course?” Here’s the answer. I began writing Jim’s Course in a creative-writing course with Andrea MacPherson while I was working … Continue reading

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Jim’s Course. Warning: Adults Only.

Being born and raised in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and attending school with the notorious Bacon brothers, I felt compelled to create a novel set in a small town that was impacted by a growing crime rate. Jim’s Course, a work … Continue reading

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Spinnakers Northwest Ale: A Copper Knockout

If you’re in the mood for an extremely balanced ale, something with lots of hops, and a solid malt body, then it’s time to try Spinnakers Northwest Ale. It’s brewed similar to other ales from the Cascade region, with plenty … Continue reading

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Driftwood Brewery’s Fat Tug IPA: A Shwack o’ Hops

Water, malt, yeast, and a shwack o’ hops make up this IPA drinker’s dream.  It’s Fat Tug IPA, from Driftwood Brewery. For a number of reasons, Fat Tug is one of the top IPA’s currently available on the west coast.  … Continue reading

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