“I didn’t choose rock, rock chose me” ~ Bob Dylan Bob Dylan’s masterpiece, Highway 61 Revisited, turned fifty this year. After all this time, “the sweet pretty things” remain in bed, driven further into an affective malaise. The album was a cultural milestone, one that nudged open the aperture on social...
I’ve been coming to Salt Spring Island since I was six. Yuko first came in 2000, and Lulu arrived in 2013 when she was six weeks. My mum first brought our family (w/o dad) by saving up the increase in the Family Allowance implemented under the minority Liberal/NDP government of Pierre Trudeau and David Lewis in 1974. Grandma used to...
We just returned from a journey to California, the place where people go to begin anew. We get that urge a few times every winter in Edmonton. This year we had a good reason to visit the golden state – family. This is your Uncle Jun: He’s your mum’s cousin and is currently a researcher at California Tech (Caltech). He...
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- Tourist Tibet @ Adbusters (Jan.Feb. 2007)
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