Secret Lantern Society Winter Solstice Festival

Secret Lantern Society Winter Solstice Festival

December 21st was the longest night of the year, or the winter solstice. To celebrate, I headed out to Granville Island for the Secret Lantern Society's Winter Solstice Lantern Festival. The festival has three locations, typically, in Yaletown, Strathcona, and Granville. This year I chose Granville, though next year I might try out Yaletown! Yaletown and [...]

WORD Vancouver – A Festival for Literature

WORD Vancouver – A Festival for Literature

On Sunday, September 25th, I went to WORD Vancouver, a literary festival for BC's local writers, poets, comic artists, magazine publishers, and small presses. The festival took place in front of and inside Vancouver Public Library, a beautiful, Coliseum-esque building that winds into itself. The festival coincided with the Royal Couple's visit to Vancouver, so [...]

Corset

Corset

This weekend, NJ and I went out to the farmers market in Coquitlam. The food was excellent, the produce sellers persuasive, and the aromas divine. While I could make this a long post, I think the image captures my current mood best: mending, and secure. Our new place is awesome. 🙂 Bonus pic! All of [...]

New Headspaces

New Headspaces

For the last few weeks, my mind has been suspended like a helium balloon, vicariously grounded to earth by a single, tenuous string. The feeling has presented itself as fractured language (still switching back to English), unfinished thoughts, a diminished perception of time (I blame being unemployed), and an inability to look forward. This is [...]