I watched Russell Brand arguing the noble protest of not voting, and the problematic thing is that some of it seduced me, particularly the part of me that wants to be more of a cutting-edge hip thang, than middle-aged propper-upper of the establishment. It is not that I am not voting out of apathy. I … Continue reading Vote. Today.
We interrupt our usual Sunday programming (of a sit-still-and-just-look photograph from one of our awesome contributors), to let you know about an initiative taking place tomorrow at Ullus Community Complex from 12:30pm to 4pm. (Register here.) It's a brainstorm, designed for all parents, students, educators, administrators or community members who are interested in unleashing the … Continue reading Your brain is wanted, to imagine our schools as places of wellbeing: Brainstorm Session, 12:30pm – 4pm, Ullus Community Centre, Monday 19 October
I'm sitting here with rain just pouring outside. It's not particularly cold, despite it being Thanksgiving weekend, but it is ugly out there and there's nothing better than a hearty soup on a horrid day. I came across this recipe a few weeks back and, being a huge fan of soup, have been waiting for the … Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato and Coconut Milk Soup with Brown Rice and Lentils
I discovered Ruben Guibert via instagram. He was posting images that stopped my eyes mid-scroll, and motivated me to reach out and invite him to become a contributor to the blog. If you've followed this space with any frequency, you would have seen his images, featured one Sunday a month, since April last year. He … Continue reading Instagrammers of Pemberton: you are following @ruben_guibert, right?
It's a busy weekend in Whistler with the Writers Festival and Naturalists' Fungus Amongst Us Festival taking place. If you're planning on staying closer to home, don't miss MADE on Saturday, and a visit from Eric Walters, YA and Children's Book author at the Pemberton Library on Sunday. That's what you call an embarrassment of … Continue reading Meet YA and children’s Author Eric Walters at the Library, Sunday 18 Octoberm 11:30am
I'm writing this column on the toilet. I finished my business a few minutes ago but I'm on a writing roll and don't want to stop typing to pull up my pants. I have gotten into the habit of taking my device to the washroom with me because it might be the only chance I … Continue reading I wrote the first half of this week’s column on the toilet. There. I feel better for having told you that.
The ever-evolving MADE, celebration of Music Art Dance and Expression, has added some new twists this year, so be sure to mark Saturday October 17 in the calendar and get your art-fix in. Under one roof, at the Pemberton Community Centre. As Pemberton Arts and Cultural Council chair, Marnie Simon says: Come be inspired by … Continue reading Make it to MADE, October 17, for a day of kidlet fun or an evening of grown-up art appreciation