Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classing Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

Lost in the carnival of red hearts and chocolates, the much-overlooked—but still romantic—Ferris Wheel Day is also celebrated each February 14.

Present company excluded, of course.  Writer Janice Behrens examines parallels in our behaviour to that of the ruthless Harry Lime character in the 1949 film The Third Man.  “Except for the very best and committed amongst us, we more or less share his sociopathic ability to turn a blind eye to the consequences of our lifestyle choices.”  Harry Lime Walks Again, November 3, 2004.

Probably not number 6, though.  Bill Pollett offers a dozen activities to break out of your rut (also good for breaking your pandemic blues.)  “Drive out into the country to pick mushrooms or wild strawberries; take mid-week tango lessons; have a naked picnic in the living room with your significant other.”  Lost and Found—Subversify Yerself, July 28, 2004.