Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Words Don’t Fit the Picture

Earlier this year, as part of the City of Vancouver’s Olympic-inspired public art program, many large-scale sculptures and installations started to appear throughout the city. This piece — The Words Don’t Fit the Picture — is my favourite. Created by … Continue reading

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The three Ps: procrastination, perfectionism, paralysis

Perfectionism was drilled into me at an early age. In school, anything less than an “A” was unacceptable. True story: I once got a 96% on a math test, and my dad wanted to know what happened to the other … Continue reading

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One Book, One Vancouver: Time to vote!

The Vancouver Public Library has opened up voting for the annual One Book, One Vancouver program, which is aimed at getting the entire city to read the same book and thereby increasing “our sense of community by creating a common … Continue reading

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A Glee-ful Giveaway

During a recent episode of Glee, as I watched Coach Sue Sylvester writing down her thoughts into a journal, I wondered: what if Sue wrote a book and actually got it published? Her particular brand of crazy-but-awesome ramblings would surely … Continue reading

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Musketeers, Hobbits and Shakespearean Vampires: Literary Adaptation News

More Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Casting Rumours A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the rumour that Carey Mulligan had been cast as Lisbeth Salander in the US movie version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Around the … Continue reading

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