The Songs We Were Singing

This is a story about how I fell in love with music. A few days ago I drove to Seattle to go to the Deck The Hall Ball, an incredible line up, with two of my current obsessions, Death Cab for Cutie and Mumford & Sons, headlining the event. While we were leaving we quickly … Continue reading The Songs We Were Singing

The #LondonRiots & The #CanucksRiots

I spent much of today following the events in London through the BBC, the Guardian, and multiple social media channels, and it caused me to think a lot about my reactions to both this riot, and the riots in Vancouver after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup. In both cases I took issue with a … Continue reading The #LondonRiots & The #CanucksRiots

Summer in Vancouver

For me, summer in Vancouver is walking home from work over the Burrard Street Bridge.  I kind of  love bridges. Different cities, different favourite bridges. San Francisco has the Golden Gate, London has the Millennium Footbridge (affectionately called the wobbly bridge), Victoria has (for now) the Blue Bridge, and in Vancouver its Burrard Street. I … Continue reading Summer in Vancouver

Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism

Book Title: Full Frontal Feminism Author: Jessica Valenti Published: 2007 Pages: 248 Category: nonfiction: politics, feminism With a month between one semester ending, and the beginning of another, I tried to be very careful in picking out my reading material. I wanted something fun but also informative (though I'm sure with a couple more weeks … Continue reading Book Review: Full Frontal Feminism