Listening to: Dave Gunning

A few weeks ago, on a Saturday morning, I woke up to CBC Radio 1. That’s what my clock radio is set to play every morning at 6. Even though the hosts’ accents are a bit pompous and there’s a … [read more]

Laptops, laptops everywhere

Recently observed at a Starbucks inside a Chapters (sorry for the crappy Blackberrycam pic). There’s practically nobody in this picture who’s not using a laptop. It’s a little puzzling and disorienting: there used to be a time when I would … [read more]

Roxy Paine sculptures in Madison Square Park

I was in New York in October and ran into these sculptures in Madison Square Park. They’re quite beautiful: life-sized shiny metal trees that oddly blend into the surroundings. I had no idea they were there… it had been one … [read more]

Start

In the age of Twitter and Facebook…

… it seems a little quaint to start a blog. I’m only – what? Two, three, even four years late with this? :) Well, suddenly it feels as if carving out a small space on the web for myself where … [read more]