Citroën spoof

[UPDATE] Links updated on June 19, 2011. On March 2nd, I posted Good old Citroën about a brilliant commercial for the Citroën C4. It’s computer-generated but using downtown Vancouver scenery as a background, as seen from the roof of the Post Office building. Now somebody at X-Bam with a lot of spare time on their…

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A bouillabaisse in Vancouver

Got together with Stéphanie and Fabienne (French expat’ blogger friends) yesterday at the awesome Trees Organic Coffee Shop for a fun chat. And I feel a duty to report on my subsequent bouillabaisse expedition. So it was Thursday night around 7:00 pm. The focus of my experiment was a restaurant called Cassis Bistro located on…

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State of Fear

We live in a carefully crafted, expertly maintained state of fear. A fearful, subdued, worried population seems easier to manage in the long run because it is easily influenced and doesn’t show too much initiative, nor does it too actively seek change. The trick is to keep the crowds ignorant of their own fear; to…

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Longing for genius

How frustrating to have been given a brain, just like one is given a paintbrush, and be obliged to go through life clumsily and randomly using it to stain rough sheets of paper with clashing colors, while others are busily painting Mona Lisas. Lucky is one who knows not of his own mediocrity. Ignorance is…

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