Category Archives: video

“Cracking Cancer” on CBC’s The Nature of Things tonight

Tonight’s episode of CBC documentary series The Nature of Things with David Suzuki features an in-depth look at the BC Cancer Agency’s Personalized Onco-Genomics (POG) project, which is exploring the feasibility of sequencing DNA and RNA from cancer cells to … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Silly Video

‘cos it’s Friday. A friend emailed this to me during the hockey game last night, and even though the Canucks were losing 5-1 I spent the next few minutes LMAO. Happy weekend, everyone!

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Birthday greetings, bottle of wine

My Dad turns 64 today! Instead of “Happy Birthday To You”, we’re going to sing this in the restaurant tonight: My Dad said last night that 64 seemed impossibly old when he first heard this song! Happy Birthday, Dad!

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No, nay, never, no more

No responses to my letters yet, but my MP, Don Davies, did have an article criticising prorogation in the Georgia Straight (our weekly free paper), and I gather from Facebook that he’ll be attending the rally (now set for 1pm … Continue reading

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More K’naan for you

From NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. The second song, Fatima, breaks my heart. I well up every single time I hear it. K’naan’s touring right now, so keep an eye out for concerts near you. We saw him in March, … Continue reading

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He’s a plum-berjack and he’s OK

Mr E Man harvests some slightly over-ripe plums. We can’t remember who borrowed our big ladder… The stereotypes are true, all BC boys are good in trees!

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Could I possibly trouble you…

Erm, here’s a link for my readers. Especially those based in BC. if you wouldn’t mind… could you possibly… only if you want to… if it’s not too much trouble… Gaah, being British sucks sometimes! And Canadians are too polite … Continue reading

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Cover me

As soon as I saw the first cover meme post pop up, I thought of this song… but couldn’t use it. It’s not a good cover, because it’s horribly naff. But it’s not a bad cover, because it’s deliberately naff. … Continue reading

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Cover meme

I was tagged for the cover meme by Mrs Comet Hunter. Naturally I had to give the matter some serious consideration, at the risk of various other bloggers stealing choosing my picks, which they went ahead and did. So no … Continue reading

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