Flourish - Jacqueline Turner

My Year of Books: 2020

January 2, 2021

The unfortunate election of a certain dementogogue to the US presidency has made my typical reading patterns go all to hell. Here’s my short reading list for 2020.

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Planet of the Humans

May 5, 2020

If you’re already feeling in any way depressed (or otherwise experiencing fragile mental health) from the effects of COVID-induced social isolation, do yourself a big favour and don’t watch Jeff Gibbs’s Planet of the Humans. This might be the worst cinematic experience I’ve ever had, and I’ve seen *two* of Adam Sandler’s films.

Free Trip to Egypt

Free Trip to Egypt

October 6, 2019

Free Trip to Egypt is a documentary film project dreamed up by Egyptian-Canadian-Swiss software entrepreneur, Tarek Mounib.

dumpling house

On Ducks and Dumplings

September 9, 2018

Recent dining adventures in Portland, OR and Vancouver, BC

hope in the dark - rebecca solnit

My Year of (few) Books: 2017

January 1, 2018

As 2017 ends and the next year begins, a a brief summary of books read in the past year. It’s a shorter list than usual.

bookpile

My Year of Books: 2016

January 2, 2017

Another year, another stack of #95books, or as near to it as I get.

My Year of Books: 2015

December 31, 2015

I spent another year tweeting my books using the #95books hashtag. I shall herewith provide the summary for 2015.