What About Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

I watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s recently. Finally. After years of telling myself I should watch it as a film student, getting told I should watch it, and putting it on various lists of movies I had every intention of seeing, but never made time for, I watched it. I wanted to love it. I wanted … Continue reading

Shooting Myself In The Foot: When Good Policy Complicates My Life

This may come as a shock to you, but I have principles. And opinions. Sometimes I’m pretty loud and/or venomous about expressing them. I’ve gotten into more than one shouting match, and tried to silence someone with my mind upon several occasions. On Sunday, though, I had a somewhat novel experience. I was rather inconvenienced … Continue reading

Disagreeing With Dad; Or, Why I Should Know Better Than To Read Margaret Wente On A Full Stomach

One day this past fall, I picked up The Globe and Mail. This was probably a mistake, all things considered, but I do try to keep myself somewhat well-informed. Apparently I was in a mood already, because that’s usually the only thing that will possess me to read a Margaret Wente column. Yep, Margaret Wente. … Continue reading

Vaguebooking or, Being Part of The Problem

Somebody stop me. No, really, somebody, please. I just engaged in possibly the most passive-aggressive, teenaged girl type response to anything that could possibly effect me. I posted an update on Facebook. No wait, it gets worse. I didn’t post anything directly relating to the thing that was bugging me. No sir, I posted a … Continue reading

Greatness

I wrote this a little while ago, but it does seem rather appropriate to post on election day, even if it is only a provincial election. I know I’m hoping to dodge another federal election for at least a couple of years, and I’d kinda like to get this one out a bit before that. … Continue reading

Standing Up

Warning: This post contains political content of a sexual nature. If you’re curious about my views on the politics of gender issues, patriarchy, the system, sex, and all sorts of other things connected to the above, then you’re in the right place. If you are likely to be upset or disturbed either by finding out … Continue reading