Slices of life

The Yaletown coffee shop is crowded on this Sunday afternoon. People are laughing happily. The coffee grinder is buzzing, the steamer hissing and the blender spinning loudly. Music comes and goes along with the rhythm of conversations. Sitting next to me, my friend Gaby is silently typing on her Mac, a look of intense concentration…

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A essay on reading

Read as if you were singing. Words have a sound and a story to tell. They can be music to the inner ear and they can charm an audience. But they must be savoured. Most of our reading is flat. We absorb text in a linear fashion where quantity and information only are valuable. Our…

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Busy times

Given that I’m quite busy these days working on parallel projects – like backing up and sorting my entire photography database (over 40 GB) and revamping all the photo galleries on the main site to use the latest Lightbox script – I don’t run around taking pictures as often as I’d like. I did miss…

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