Tag Archives: 2011

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 … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic Con Day One: Fun In The Sun

This year I was finally able to attend Comic Con International in San Diego, and I fell in love with the atmosphere before I even got on the plane to the city. While I was sitting in Vancouver International at … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On Harry Potter

As I sat in my room a week ago watching the cast of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows arrive in Trafalgar Square for the premiere of the final movie, my emotions were all over the place. These books, and … Continue reading

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UBC F-Word Conference 2011: Women & Science Fiction

Last weekend I presented at my first Academic Conference. I was nervous, but the day went very well, and I’m glad to say that I’m proud of the presentation I gave. The conference was the second annual F-Word Undergraduate Conference … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Emerald City Comicon 2011

Last weekend (March 4-6) I had the opportunity to attend Emerald City Comicon for the third year in a row. ECCC as it’s known, is one of Seattle, Washington’s biggest conventions, and one of the best Nerd Gatherings in the … Continue reading

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Coincidental Reality 2011

From 2010 to 2011. Well last year’s 52 book project is now successfully completed, and I can say that I’m quite proud that I accomplished what I had set out to do! So what is in store for this year? … Continue reading

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Images of Vancouver – Gastown

  I went out to dinner in Gastown this weekend, and it made me think a bit about this part of Vancouver. Gastown is a startling mix of people, it’s images seem to fracture along very different lines. On one … Continue reading

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