Admittedly, I just skimmed most of Book I, which is Pliny’s dedication and the table of contents, each with a list of sources afterward. What strikes me going through here (albeit at a fast clip) is the burning urge to organise what knowledge he had. The fact that portents and signs and hyperbole were so […]
So I’ve been watching season one of Hannibal in little bits and pieces. I’m glad to watch it without commercials, but I can’t help but note what years of not watching television has done to my perceptions. I look at the women and think, “Christ, Mikkelson, make them a burger or something,” and, in a […]
Well, actually, a serial, that will be released in ebook form (kind of like Selene)? Then hie thee hence to Fireside Magazine’s Year Three Kickstarter. If we reach our goal, I’ll be writing an ongoing serial based on my last Fireside story, Maternal Type. Which means cyborgs, bloodsuckers, train heists, Wild West shootouts, and a […]
Going to the grocery store is always an adventure. My children have learned this. After piano lessons on Saturday, the Princess and I stopped at a New Seasons to pick up various things. While there, she fell in love with the idea of a diffuser–tealight in the bottom, water and essential oils in the top–and […]
The Kiggins building in downtown Vancouver, home to the Kiggins Theatre and Niche.