St. Jean Baptiste, Montreal, QC, 1872 | William Notman (1826-1891) © McCord Museum

Pure Laine

There is a toxic purity myth lurking behind the image of socially progressive Quebec.

Tour of Babel Primary category in which blog post is published

It Sort of Gets to Me

My son is in competition for an increasingly paltry prize. For something that never was a prize.

Step Three: Rationalize

In the field he could roll a cigarette, for the most part with one hand, in a gale force wind.

African Chant

When Peter One and Jess Sah Bi released Our Garden Needs Its Flowers in 1985, it was probably Ivory Coast’s first country album.