It's not quite the end of 2019, but I am going to wrap up my 2019 Blogging challenge here and now with a quick retrospective on what I've learned throughout my blogging challenge.
2019 Blogging Challenge
2019 goal: every two Fridays, a post about stuff I've read, seen, played, or heard.
This month's edition of #DrinkTeaReadBooks features some pu'er-fuelled ramblings prompted by a recent reading of Alan Moore's "Watchmen" and Kat Verhoeven's "Meat and Bone".
My 5 favourite teas of summer, plus a bonus herbal tea. Have a great end of summer!
Drink tea and read books! The biweekly assortments are now a slightly less formal monthly or so report on what I've been reading lately, and what I've been drinking lately.
My motto lately is fuck toute. So let's skip the intro and get right into it.
The blogging challenge is back for the month of June! Decolonial feminism, political changes, a superb debunking of Jordan Peterson, and the report on the genocide of Indigenous women and girls in Québec and Canada.
This week, we look at Ryan McMahon's rending podcast about the unsolved murder of Indigenous teenagers in Thunder Bay, a "debate" on the existence of "state racism" in France, and end with the extraordinary poem "The Palace" by Kaveh Akbar.
Here's the round-up from between the 30th of March and the 12th of April, 2019.
This week: a post-apocalyptic novel by Aliette de Bodard in the ruins of Paris, the ethics of mining trauma for literature by Lindsay Nixon, the inimitable Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by Kai Cheng Thom, a critical look at IWD in Québec by Émilie Nicholas in Le Devoir, and more!
This week, I look at the second novel of the Ciel series by Sophie Labelle, an interview with Julie Michaud, the book Black Writers Matter by Whitney French, the comic The Thread That Binds by Noel Arthur Heimpel, and much more...