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A weekend at Ker Izela

We hop into the car late on Friday evening. A dog, five humans, lots of bags. Another human and two dogs will be joining us the next day up north. We drive through a night punctuated by blurred yellow lights as we get further north, the radio set to the rock station I listened to in high school.

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Listening to Barack Obama on June 6 2017 at the Chambre de commerce de Montréal métropolitain

I sometimes tweet when interesting things happen. Today, I was given the opportunity to hear American President Barack Obama speak for the first time in Montréal. It was my first time hearing him

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ecocriticism

Waiting at the high water mark

On a school trip when I am ten years old, I find myself on the littoral—where earth and water meet—of the river in Tadoussac, listening to a teacher asking the gathered

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games

The gentleman farmer, labour and land: ecocritical possibilities in Stardew Valley

In my first post about Stardew Valley, I wrote about the romanticization of agriculture and rural life, dumpster diving, as well as what kind of gameplay the game encourages in its players. In this post I'll expand on some of that, as well as explore the game's treatment of labour and the land.

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Dumpster diving and pickling pumpkins: ecocritical possibilities in Stardew Valley

My first post on the ecocritical possibilities in the video game Stardew Valley.

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Climate change and Jay Peak | Easter 2016

When you look out, over the trees covered in frost, you can almost forget that it's the end of March, that the viable ski season is almost over. I can almost forget that

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