It’s been a pretty shitty month for a lot of people, especially since inauguration. Being Canadian, I’m less impacted than lots of the people I’ve interacted with on here, but we aren’t idle up North, both in showing support for what’s going on in the US, or to ensure the same craziness doesn’t happen here, as racists have been emboldened. Combine that with some preventable issues related to my last job that are going to cost me, and this January kicked my ass. Continue reading
In which I collect books without having the time to read them all. Or more realistically, don’t quit your job if you want even more books, because an income helps.
As a going away present from the job I’ve occupied for roughly the last 2 years, I received two $50 gift certificates to Chapters-Indigo. I don’t really shop there often, because… well, they’re a chain store that’s moving away from selling books. This after they helped decimate “all” the little independent retailers around. They also often only have books I want in Kobo format, and I like my e-books DRM-free.
I’ve had this blog for several years, and seeing as I have yet to publish anything, it makes me feel good to be promoting something positive with my first post. February is Women in Horror month. I’ve been trying to decide how I would celebrate the accomplishments of women in genre this month, and I’ve come up with the following: