“You. Are. Drunk,” was my cool assessment. “I am?” she replied, a look of astonishment registering on her face. A heartbeat. “I am!” she acknowledged as the irrefutable truth dawned on her. Another heartbeat. “I… Read More »DRINKING
“Hello dark roast, my old friend …” Ahhhh, coffee. Sweet elixir of life … or vile, unsatisfying habit: which is it? After years of coffee consumption, I’m at a crossroads. I didn’t start drinking coffee… Read More »COFFEE ALTERNATIVES
There’s lots to read when you’re kayaking in a harbour. In fact, it sometimes feels like I’m back at university, idling in the library stacks. Everywhere you look, water and words. Strong words, archaic words,… Read More »THE GOOD SHIP WHAT’SERNAME
Chocolate? Or vanilla? Chocolate, right? Yeah, me too. When it comes to ice cream, there’s a good chance you’re choosing chocolate over vanilla. Okay, maybe not with a slice of apple pie, but when it… Read More »CHOCOLATE! TWO SCOOPS, PLEASE.
It’s hard to believe that anyone can claim to have invented the ubiquitous sandwich. I mean, really?! It’s the equivalent of claiming to be the sole genius behind dunking a cookie into cocoa. As an… Read More »SANDWICH COUTURE
Magical, is what she called it. It happened spontaneously on the streets of Barcelona when authorities said it was okay for people to leave their homes. Spain had implemented draconian lockdown measures last spring in… Read More »NEIGHBOURHOODS
It’s just like a book club … only there’s no book and no club I’ve belonged to four book clubs in my life. Two in Canada, two in the States. Different people; different places; the… Read More »WELCOME TO THE BOOKLESS CLUB