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.

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Mailbox Plus, 2017 Davie Street, Vancouver

Mailbox Plus could benefit from new management

December 31, 2019

In this age of corporate behemoths, I try to support independent businesses. Sometimes, though, it seems like the independent businesses want me to go to the behemoth. Mailbox Plus, 1027 Davie Street, Vancouver, is one of these.

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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.

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dumpling house

On Ducks and Dumplings

September 9, 2018

Recent dining adventures in Portland, OR and Vancouver, BC

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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.

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My Year of Books: 2016

January 2, 2017

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

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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.

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Signs Preceding the End of the World

My Year of Books: 2014

December 31, 2014

Here, book lovers, is my 2014 reading list. I hope that, as I have had my literary world broadened through my exposure to other readers, some of you may also discover new writers through my list.

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Limiters - Christopher Stoddard

‘Limiters’ by Christopher Stoddard

May 9, 2014

A review of Christopher Stoddard‘s second novel “Limiters” (ITNA Press).

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stag library

A bright light in Strathcona

April 7, 2014

I was very happy this weekend to discover The Strathcona Art Gallery and Library.

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