I’ve been occupied with things— haven’t really been blogging much. Also haven’t gotten out for a while to the monthly Montreal Comic Jam. That happens near the end of the month at a strange little bar in east downtown called l’Escalier. (“The Stairway”) Very studenty, hippie sort of bar…. Anyhow, the event has morphed into […]
Archive for August, 2012
I wrote an article for the estimable Kristian Gravenor’s blog about true crime and good times in Montreal, Coolopolis. [link] It’s part of a series about people’s first apartments. Let me know what you think! Writing for someone else’s blog is like writing for a magazine, except that you have to be your own editor. […]
I get a little teary-eyed when I hold and look at this: A gentleman in Vancouver who works in real estate sent it to me. He saved it from a pile of stuff, then googled, and found my page dedicated to my grandmother. [link] So he e-mailed and graciously sent it to me. It’s in […]
Garlic is fun stuff, and good for you too, they say. A friend of mine is co-organizing a festival devoted to it in the Quebec riverside town of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Read about it here: http://steannegarlicfestival.wordpress.com My connection is that I drew the bulb which made it on the festival T-Shirt: Another friend said it looked like […]
Near the Saint Paul lock.