Looking west, thinking east

It had been raining for two dull days but suddenly, just a touch before sunset, the sky begins to move. It swirls and changes and breaks apart towards the west, presage to an interesting evening. A huge patch of blue sky eventually appears over the Straight of Georgia while closer to the city, cloud layers…

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Immortal

"… Tout cela ne vaut pas le poison qui découleDe tes yeux, de tes yeux verts,Lacs où mon âme tremble et se voit à l’envers…Mes songes viennent en foulePour se désaltérer à ces gouffres amers. Tout cela ne vaut pas le terrible prodigeDe ta salive qui mord,Qui plonge dans l’oubli mon âme sans remord,Et, charriant…

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Sea monsters you want to hug

Tonight was the Vancouver pre-screening of IMAX’s latest marvel, Sea Monsters 3D A Prehistoric Adventure. Along with a theater full of hand-picked celebrities like myself (!), ok, let’s say tourism industry slaves instead, I sat in front of the 5 storey-high screen and wondered if I was going to be impressed. It takes a lot…

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Fall is upon us

Once again, streets are shining [originally spelled shinning and immediately corrected by my dear Bokkie – Frenchies will be Frenchies] in the rain. Sweaters and fleeces are pulled out of drawers, windbreakers lovelinlgy put on. Tired of wearing their summer robes, trees have begun changing colors and shedding their leaves into the suddenly chilly wind.…

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