• Eric P Griffith, 1925 – 2019 - My father died this morning. He was 93.
  • I am not anyone’s metaphor - A new interview with me about So Lucky now up at A&U magazine.
  • Upcoming events - Three events in the next four weeks: in Seattle, on Orcas Island, and in Vancouver BC.
  • Black and white photo of teenage girl sitting on the grass and rolling a cigarette. She has long hair, tied back, gold-rimmed glasses, and there's a can of Long Life beer beside her. Brandi Carlile made me cry - I've only seen Brandi Carlile perform once, at a private event nine years ago, but the memory of that night is strong and visceral. Here's a repost my thoughts from that event.
  • Deep and crisp and even - It snowed. Again. The fence is buried, the van is buried, the road is buried. Everything is buried in 7-8". Apparently there's more on the way today. And tomorrow. And Monday. As for Tuesday, well, let's talk about that.
  • My new favourite interview - "...the role of women in the so-called Dark Ages could not remotely resemble the bullshit we’ve been fed in which we were merely rape toys and/or brood mares and/or warty old wise women of the wood" A new interivew up at Moss.
  • Passport to a perilous future - So, after Prime Minister Theresa May's historic Brexit deal defeat in the Commons—the worst government defeat ever—what happens next?
  • The gift of a negative review - Part of a critic's job is to offer an expert, informed opinion of art. Keyword: informed. We need disabled critics to review disabled art.
  • Merry Christmas – Have a present! - Every year I try to find a different way to destroy the Christmas tree. This year I went with short and sweet. Enjoy!
  • 2018 in review - I'll be mostly offline for the next two weeks, so I'm posting my roundup of 2018 today.