Posts Tagged ‘Margaret Atwood’

Flowers, slugs, dirt

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Skunk cabbage, amanita, slug, trillium. Easter weekend on Southern Vancouver Island, before the high winds hit.

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. ~ Margaret Atwood

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William Gibson, Douglas Coupland and other Vancouverites speak out

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Vancouver writer William Gibson with BC artist Ron Terada’s “Big Star.” Photo: Candace Meyer, all rights reserved.

A number of Vancouver’s most high-profile cultural figures have spoken out recently about the British Columbia government’s recent assault on arts and culture. To read their statements, click here or on the image above. 

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Canadian Coconut chair, the election, and Margaret Atwood

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

“Electoral reform.” That’s our comment on yesterday’s Canadian federal election. On this dark day in Canadian politics, when a majority of Canadians couldn’t put a stop to the tyranny of a minority, here’s a nice photo of a famous piece of Canadian design. This is the Donahue Chair, shown here in the house of Suzanne Dimma, the new editor of Canadian House & Home magazine.

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