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June-ish

May 30, 2016 | BY

It’s almost June, and you know what that means: BOOKFAIRS! This Friday I’m off to Halifax for Bookfair one of three. Ahhh, Halifax, beautiful city on a...

Calgary-bound

May 16, 2016 | BY

Hello hello! This week is my first trip to sell the fall list. I’m off to Calgary to visit a few accounts, and probably to eat something...

Manning Park

March 14, 2016 | BY

This past weekend, my partner and I went off to Manning Park to get in some cross country skiing, and, of course, some all important apres-skiing. Really,...

Bookfair the Second!

February 15, 2016 | BY

Halifax was lovely (and oh! the lobsters!), but you know, seeing all the blossoms in Victoria might be even lovelier!   Smiling booksellers on both coasts are...

Halifax

February 8, 2016 | BY

Just last week I was complaining about rain, but now I’m in Halifax, and you guys, the sun! I feel a little bit like a mole person,...

Winter Wonderland

January 25, 2016 | BY

This weekend I headed off to Apex Mountain in the BC interior. Some people looked like this: I did a lot more hanging out here: But a fabulous...

Leaving on a Jet Plane

November 20, 2015 | BY

We’ve just about wrapped up with Vancouver’s Spring 2016 conference. Remember those old Looney Tunes cartoons where Sylvester gets a bonk to the noggin and little birds...