Monthly Archives: December 2013

Skyfall: A Holiday Report

a report about “Skyfall” by guest blogger Alice, age 25. I watched the billionth 23rd James Bond film. It is called Skyfall. So, in the first scene, James Bond is fighting a baddie on top of a moving train but … Continue reading

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Yule be fine

Out and about in snowy Vancouver today I gained some curious insight to various seasonal anomalies. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these busses from the swift completion of their Translink mandate to support biking 2 work. — A shop, … Continue reading

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how I spent my cheer

On a recent trip to Victoria I spent all my holiday cheer. I went to a tree decorating contest and was stunned by this one: I then went to a santa parade to yell at santa. I had broken my … Continue reading

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Cray cray

This is what it looks like to go down the docks at night with the peeps.

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getting high on EVA

On October 6, Neil deGrasse Tyson shared many of his initial reactions to the film Gravity. One of them offered his confusion as to “Why Bullock, a medical Doctor, is servicing the Hubble Space Telescope.” Tyson has since made it … Continue reading

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

a report about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by me I watched the seventh James Bond film. It is called “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. I guess Sean Connery was on vacation so this time James Bond looks like George Lazenby. … Continue reading

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two minutes for icing

Gingerbread cookies were decorated. Maximum props to Maria for being the architect of the endeavour. This is some of the result.

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I watched Gravity. In 3D. It is super rad. I found myself ducking debris at least twice. There have been a whole host of people that have praised and criticized the science in this film. I mostly got hung up … Continue reading

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