3.1 C
Kelowna
Monday, November 23, 2020
Home Authors Posts by Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge

Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge

229 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Charlie Hodge is a best-selling author, writer, a current Kelowna City Councillor, and a Director on the Regional District of the Central Okanagan Board. He spent more than 25 years as a full-time newspaper journalist and has a diverse background in public relations, promotions, personal coaching, and strategic planning. A former managing editor, assistant editor, sports editor, entertainment editor, journalist, and photographer, Hodge also co-hosted a variety of radio talk shows and still writes a regular weekly newspaper column titled Hodge Podge, which he has crafted now for 41 years. His biography on Howie Meeker, titled Golly Gee It’s Me is a Canadian bestseller and his second book, Stop It There, Back It Up – 50 Years of the NHL garnered lots of attention from media and hockey fans alike. Charlie is currently working on a third hockey book, as well as a contracted historical/fiction novel. His creative promotional skills and strategic planning have been utilized for many years in the Canadian music industry, provincial, national, and international environmental fields, and municipal, provincial, and federal politics. Charlie is a skilled facilitator, a dynamic motivational speaker, and effective personal coach. His hobbies include gardening, canoeing, playing pool, and writing music. Charlie shares his Okanagan home with wife Teresa and five spoiled cats.

HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – Deck the halls – and anything else you can...

Deck the halls - and anything else you can find HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge It's starting to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas spirit has already joyful arrived,...

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Howie Meeker has left the arena of life

Howie Meeker has left the arena of life HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge Golly gee whiz I miss him already. My very dear friend Howie Meeker died earlier...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Pick the Name to Blame

The B.C. version of Pick the Name to Blame is now complete and it is (not shockingly) the same name as before. However  this...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Mom started my love of words

It's taken me all my life to grasp the full comprehension why I hold my mother in angel like status. The lynch-pin to that...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Election Games

Ironically in the Hodge House Tez ranks number one as political junkie. In general I lack enthusiasm or faith in federal or provincial politics...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – True Hodgepodge Issues for the Autumn Kickoff

A true hodgepodge of issues worthy of comment in this Autumn kickoff HodgePodge column Households across the continent roared with pleasure Monday night as the...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Hamer, a true caring soul, friend, family man and...

This one cuts. Kelowna and the B.C. music scene have lost a true gem with the death this week of Grahame 'Hamer'  Mitchell.  When it...
Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Modern medicine a marvel

I'll take ugly over hungry or dead. I acknowledge not  being the only person to fear people who stare at you through a large magnifying...
Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – And the race is on

Get ready for the gong show because apparently the Silly Season is on full scale in North America. In the midst of all the election insanity south...
Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge

HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – Mark me down as a no Mr. Sloan

Mark me down as a no, Mr. Sloan. You will not get my vote. I was stultified by the picture and the stupidity of the event. Then,...

The GO Team!

229 POSTS0 COMMENTS
54 POSTS0 COMMENTS
25 POSTS0 COMMENTS
15 POSTS0 COMMENTS
10 POSTS0 COMMENTS
6 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS