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Bliss - Day 4 - Photography 101

Ahhh-bliss…..for me it’s a pile of unread, as yet, mysteries,  a cup of tea and a bit of chocolate.


Fast and Lucy with the Movie

DATELINE: Kubrick Homage?

Director Luc Bresson must have seen Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey too many times as a child. He makes a movie like he alone must love… 257 more words

Politics & Society

Sushi Name Game

UBC Village has (or at least had, when I went there) a restaurant called One More Sushi. Although the name is clearly English, the name could be interpreted as Japanese written in romaji as well (おねもれ). 218 more words



Author/Illustrator: Shaun Tan

Eric came as an exchange student. He was . . . different, hard to understand sometimes. Probably because the place he came from was really different, but it was hard to tell. 231 more words

Book Review

Fincher Gives Us a Return to Hitchcock Suspense

 DATELINE: Fincher Does Vertigo

The Master of Suspense would have approved. Yes, Gone Girl is a takeoff on Vertigo.

As T.S. Elliot said in his Prufrock poem, “Do I dare to eat a peach?” And as we say in our blog, “Do we dare to put David Fincher in the same category as Alfred Hitchcock?” 226 more words

dyeing play day: Shibori

Yesterday was bright and sunny (albeit cold). I decided to ‘play’ with Shibori, a Japanese term for a method of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, and compressing.  58 more words