Travel, Travelback Tuesday

Four Thousand Islands, Laos (SPIDER ATTACK!)

In 2008 I spend three months backpacking around Southeast Asia. This is one of my stories.  Keli and I took turns riding the broken bike the whole winding road back. We’d spent our second day cycling around the island of Don Khong and across to a neighbouring island to see the Khone Phapheng Falls, the… Continue reading Four Thousand Islands, Laos (SPIDER ATTACK!)

France, Solo travel, Travel, Travelback Tuesday

Memories of Paris

I've been to Paris twice. The first in September of 2007 and the second in November of 2007. It was on the same backpacking trip and the only destination I circled through twice. When I first arrived in Paris, in September, from Vancouver, my heart and my head were full of expectations. So full that… Continue reading Memories of Paris

Film, TV & books, Rants & Raves

Film Review: In Your Eyes

The red string of fate is an East Asian belief, where, according to myth, the gods tie an invisible red cord around the ankles of those that are destined to meet one another. These two people, connected by thread, are destined lovers, regardless of place, time, or circumstances. This magical cord may stretch or tangle, but never break.   … Continue reading Film Review: In Your Eyes

Film, TV & books, Rants & Raves

Film Review: Dear White People

Satire is the weapon of reason.  Dear White People is the first feature film from writer/director Justin Simien. Funded partially by Indiegogo, the film was released in the States on Oct. 17th, but only made it to Vancouver, Canada last Friday. If you haven't been following my myriad anticipatory tweets, please click here to watch the… Continue reading Film Review: Dear White People