Saturday, April 19, 2008

farewell star of many Hammer & Corman films--Hazel Court

"One can't just scream," she reflected in 2000. "To give a good scream one has to take an enormous breath, and suck one's stomach in, and fill one's lungs and let go."

Local trees

Friday, April 18, 2008

after noticing my giant bargain tub contained a blend from Canadian, Chinese & Argentinian bees I hunted down this article on globalisation & Honey...

"It started coming in a year or so ago," Boynton said. "It's got a yellowish cast, and it's a little thicker than real honey, and it doesn't taste like regular honey either. We're developing a good, reliable test for it with a research institute in Oregon. The thing about this stuff is that it's incredibly cheap. A lot of packers deny it, but I imagine it could be used quite widely in the American food industry instead of the real thing."

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Join Peter Culley and George Stanley for a launch & reading
to celebrate publication of their new books

Vancouver: A Poem
by George Stanley

The Age of Briggs & Stratton
by Peter Culley

WHEN: Friday, April 25, 7 PM
WHERE: Pulpfiction | 2422 Main Street, just south of Broadway
Free admission

For more information about the launch, call 604.738-9429, or look here:

This is a BC Book & Magazine Week event.

Monday, April 14, 2008