A summer well spent!
Sacha and some very talented friends made a video for Joel Plaskett’s Tough Love from “Scrappy Happiness”. This is for a contest. Please ‘like’ it on YouTube! It’s great!
Thanks to cleaning out some of my mother’s house we now have a working turntable and a bunch of old vinyl. Over the last few months the teenager of the house has stared to collect new vinyl. Mostly singles from current bands, plus some older stuff. Over the last few days we’ve been listening to […]
I’ve shared items from Library and Archives Canada and many from the City of Ottawa Archives. I’ve recently discovered that the Glebe Report, the community newspaper, has put their archives online at http://www.glebereport.ca/Newspaper/Archives.php. The archive is not searchable or indexed, but the PDF files high-quality and are easily browsable. Every issue I looked at has […]
boingboing has posted this book trailer for a new book by Art Spiegelman about his brilliant book Maus. Maus is one of my all time favourite books. It can be read in so many different ways I’m curious to read what Spiegelman has to say about it 25 years later. I haven’t been buying many […]
UPDATE: These prices sure have changed since 2011. Maybe time to update this post. Bread machines are great. I’ve been using ours to make bread a few times a week for a couple of years now. I have assumed that it is cheaper to make bread at home than it is to buy it. I finally […]