Category Archives: homophobia

Postcard from Rednecksville

It’s Friday night. I’ve pulled over at a gas bar by the highway, in the middle of giant box-store sprawl, some ten minutes after disembarking at Departure Bay ferry terminal. We’ve crossed the water to Nanaimo, “Finding Nemo” as my … Continue reading

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Baby Burrito

Last week, my cousin’s only son headed off for his first year of university in a town seven hours away. His father’s car packed to the gills, off he went to study biology – and to experience his first taste … Continue reading

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