Challenging the Commonplace: BCNDP New Member Deadline Dissuades New Members

Any non-members of the BC NDP who want to have a say on the party’s new leader – who will be elected April 17th – must sign up for membership in the party by January 17th.

So far, the only declared "heavy-hitter" in the leadership race (according to insiders) has been John Horgan, who announced his intention January 10th. Other ‘heavy hitters’ rumoured to enter but yet to declare are Adrian Dix

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New York Times for January 4, 2011.

I am not "a reader". Fiction rarely catches me, websites and blogs too, and boring non-ficton, never. But there are a few things I do love reading. I loved harry potter. I love Foucault. I loved the girl with dragon tattoo series. I loved Jean Vanier. I love reading descriptions of learning disabilities. I love reading the comments after CBC news stories about gay people and I really love r…

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A single man

"you know the only thing that has made the whole thing worthwhile….it’s been those few times when I’ve been able to truly connect with another human being" 

Recently, the Lively one emphatically insisted I watch the film, ‘a single man’. She knows me better than I thought. I loved this film, every single inch of it.

Now if only a lesbian love story could possess…

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