Monthly Archives: March 2013

How Facebook Made A Fool of Me (And All of Us)

Facebook made a fool of me, and of us all. This so-called ‘social media’ is—like so many things in this Orwellian age—the very antithesis of sociability. Orwell would have shuddered at the ‘doublespeak’ but then we live in an age … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of A Child Migrant—A Review

A Review of Patricia Skidmore’s Marjorie Too Afraid to Cry It’s the best-kept secret in Canadian history—the 100,000 or more children sent from the slums and orphanages of Britain to work as indentured servants on Canadian farms and in our … Continue reading

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Wayman on Awards & Literary ‘Success’

This interview with Tom Wayman took place at Selkirk College, Castlegar, BC in April 2011. I post it here as part of my article The Farce of Awards. Just as an individual often passes through a period of re-examination during … Continue reading

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