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2021-12-04: Watching ‎Mélanie Laurent’s 2021 film THE MAD WOMEN’S BALL. 🎥

2021-12-01: Excited to have the chance to finally watch Jane Campion’s latest film THE POWER OF THE DOG on …

2021-12-01: Best new-to-me films watched in November 2021: Devil in a Blue Dress, Zero Focus, The Electrical …

2021-11-30: Wrapping up #Noirvember with the new-to-me French noir ‎THE BIG RISK from 1960 directed by Claude …

2021-11-29: Completing my viewing of the Fox Noir collection for #Noirvember tonight by watching ‎the 1950 film …

2021-11-28: Part way through watching Quai des Orfèvres and I thought Mathieu Amalric could play the police …

2021-11-28: Some French noir on the final weekend of #Noirvember with Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1947 film …

2021-11-27: View of the sky as the week ended.

2021-11-27: For tonight’s #Noirvember viewing I’m watching ‎Fritz Lang’s 1953 film THE BLUE …

2021-11-25: My #Noirvember viewing tonight is the 1954 film ‎BLACK WIDOW directed by Nunnally Johnson on The …

2021-11-23: Watching the fascinating miniseries THE MIDDLEMAN, starring Mathieu Amalric on The Criterion …

2021-11-23: Some new-to-me Kurosawa for #Noirvember with his 1947 film ‎DRUNKEN ANGEL on The Criterion Channel. …

2021-11-22: Watching ‎one more #Noirvember film tonight with the 1952 film SCANDAL SHEET directed by Phil …

2021-11-22: Time for some colourful Japanese noir for #Noirvember viewing with Seijun Suzuki’s 1963 film …

2021-11-21: A bit of Noir Alley viewing on Sunday night for #Noirvember with the 1947 film ‎JOHNNY O’CLOCK …

2021-11-21: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

2021-11-20: Some more new-to-me noir tonight with the 1950 film ‎NO WAY OUT directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and …

2021-11-20: Skillet cornbread.

2021-11-19: Afternoon walk.

2021-11-19: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s 1986 musical GOLDEN EIGHTIES again on The Criterion Channel. One …

2021-11-18: Some new-to-me #Noirvember viewing with the 1947 film ‎ODD MAN OUT directed by Carol Reed. 🎥

2021-11-17: Celebrating a great director’s birthday by watching ‎the delightful 2011 film HUGO directed by …

2021-11-17: Another #Noirvember film tonight from the Fox Noir collection on The Criterion Channel, the 1947 …

2021-11-16: Finally watching ‎Julia Ducournau’s 2021 film TITANE. Counting it as a #Noirvember watch based …

2021-11-15: Japanese noir tonight for #Noirvember with the 1957 film ‎I AM WAITING directed by Koreyoshi …

2021-11-14: Sunday night #Noirvember viewing from Noir Alley with the 1958 film ‎THE LINEUP directed by Don …

2021-11-14: Watching ‎Rebecca Hall’s 2021 film PASSING on Netflix. 🎥

2021-11-13: Watching Steven Spielberg’s 1971 feature debut ‎DUEL on the 50th anniversary of its debut on …

2021-11-13: Weekend #Noirvember viewing starting with a shot of whisky and watching ‎the 1956 noir 5 Steps to …

2021-11-12: Watching ‎the 2021 film THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN directed by Will Sharpe. 🎥

2021-11-11: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the 1953 film ‎NIAGARA directed by Henry Hathaway and starring …

2021-11-10: Another Mitchum noir for #Noirvember with the 1953 film ‎ANGEL FACE directed by Otto Preminger. 🎥

2021-11-10: Watching ‎the 1950 noir WHERE DANGER LIVES directed by John Farrow for my #Noirvember film tonight. …

2021-11-09: My second #Noirvember film of the day is the Japanese noir ‎CRUEL GUN STORY from 1964 directed by …

2021-11-09: First up for my #Noirvember viewing is the 1949 film ‎THE BIG STEAL directed by Don Siegel. 🎥

2021-11-08: Watching some Japanese noir tonight on The Criterion Channel with the 1961 film ‎ZERO FOCUS directed …

2021-11-07: My #Noirvember viewing tonight is from the Fox Noir collection on The Criterion Channel with the …

2021-11-06: My #Noirvember pick tonight is from TCM’s Noir Alley with the restored 1952 noir ‎THE BEAST …

2021-11-05: My next #Noirvember film is the brilliant examination of ethics from the Coen Brothers – …

2021-11-05: Kicking off a #Noirvember weekend by watching ‎HANGOVER SQUARE directed by John Brahm. 🎥

2021-11-03: Early morning sky.

2021-11-03: Watching some neo-noir for #Noirvember with the new-to-me 1995 film ‎DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS directed …

2021-11-02: In the theatre about to watch ‎LAST NIGHT IN SOHO directed by Edgar Wright. 🎥

2021-11-01: Want to read: Dark City by Eddie Mueller 📚

2021-11-01: Second #Noirvember film is a rewatch of the 1944 film ‎LAURA directed by Otto Preminger. 🎥

2021-11-01: Kicking off #Noirvember by watching ‎the 1941 film I WAKE UP SCREAMING directed by H. Bruce …

2021-11-01: Best New-to-Me films for October 2021 TRALALA ONE HOUR WITH YOU THE VELVET UNDERGROUND COMPARTMENT …

2021-10-31: Wrapping up October and getting ready for Noirvember by watching the 1943 film ‎THE LEOPARD MAN …

2021-10-31: Scary pumpkins.

2021-10-31: Bee on a flower.

2021-10-30: I thoroughly enjoyed THE FRENCH DISPATCH in the theatre. So much going on all with loving attention …

2021-10-30: The only sundae I got to have from Dairy Bar this year and it was great. Pumpkin spice soft serve …

2021-10-30: Found the most appropriate t-shirt to wear as I go to see The French Dispatch today.🎥

2021-10-29: Relaxing on a fine Friday night by watching ‎PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE again. 🎥

2021-10-25: Updated my iPhone and Apple Watch to iOS 15.1 and now have my vaccination QR code on my phone and …

2021-10-24: Beginners

2021-10-24: Leaf on car roof.

2021-10-23: Watching ‎the 1948 film BRIGHTON ROCK directed by John Boulting on TCM in Noir Alley on TCM. 🎥

2021-10-20: Leaf of basil on pan pizza.

2021-10-20: Watching ‎the 2021 German film I’M YOUR MAN directed by Maria Schrader in iTunes. 🎥

2021-10-19: Watching ‎COMPARTMENT NO. 6 directed by Juho Kuosmanen as I continue to watch films from the …

2021-10-18: Watching ‎the 2021 Ukrainian film REFLECTION directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych as part of the …

2021-10-15: Watching ‎Todd Haynes’ 2021 music documentary THE VELVET UNDERGROUND on AppleTV+. 🎥🎵

2021-10-11: Veggie shepherds pie.

2021-10-11: Apple crisp cooling.

2021-10-11: Buttery sourdough buns cooling.

2021-10-09: Japanese Chocolate Milk Bread

2021-10-09: Starting my Festival du Nouveau Cinéma by watching ‎Mathieu Amalric in the musical comedy TRALALA …

2021-10-08: Watching ‎the 1928 silent film MORAL directed by Willi Wolff streaming as part of the …

2021-10-07: Watching ‎the 1919 silent film PHIL-FOR-SHORT directed by Oscar Apfel as part of the …

2021-10-06: Fresh basil leaf on some crispy cheesy pan pizza.

2021-10-05: Watching ‎the 1921 silent film FOOL’S PARADISE directed by Cecil B. DeMille as part of the …

2021-10-04: Watching the 1920 silent film AN OLD FASHIONED BOY directed by Jerome Storm as part of the Pordenone …

2021-10-04: Watching Janicza Bravo‎’s 2020 tweet-based film ZOLA on Hoopla. 🎥

2021-10-02: Watching the 1928 silent film ‎JOKEREN directed by Georg Jacoby as part of the online films of the …

2021-10-02: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

2021-10-02: Fresh hamburger buns.

2021-10-01: I’m so happy that Hirokazu Kore-eda’s extraordinary 1998 film AFTER LIFE has a Criterion …

2021-09-30: Watching ‎Marie Clements’ 2017 musical documentary THE ROAD FORWARD on the NFB app. 🎥

2021-09-29: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT directed by Mariem …

2021-09-22: Watching Sarah Polley’s remarkable 2012 documentary ‎STORIES WE TELL again. 🎥

2021-09-14: Watching ‎Mia Hansen-Løve’s 2021 film BERGMAN ISLAND as part of #TIFF21. 🎥

2021-09-13: Watching Luàna Bajrami‎’s 2021 film THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR as part of #TIFF21. 🎥

2021-09-09: Very much looking forward to starting my #TIFF21 online viewing tonight with Céline Sciamma’s …

2021-09-06: Watching ‎Ernst Lubitsch’s 1946 comedy CLUNY BROWN on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-09-05: Watching ‎the 1936 film SUZY directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, …

2021-09-03: Watching ‎Norman Jewison’s 1987 comedy MOONSTRUCK on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-09-02: Pan pizza with fresh basil.

2021-08-30: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1962 masterpiece CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 again. 🎥

2021-08-24: Watching ‎Arthur Penn’s 1975 neo noir NIGHT MOVES on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-08-23: Watching ‎Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2019 film TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-08-22: Abandoned wagon in parking lot.

2021-08-20: Watching ‎Leos Carax’s 2021 musical ANNETTE. 🎥

2021-08-19: Watching ‎the behind the scenes documentary @IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE on The Criterion Channel to find …

2021-08-18: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary VAL directed by Leo Scott and Ting Poo. 🎥

2021-08-10: Watching ‎Jackie Raynal’s 1984 film HOTEL NEW YORK on MUBI. 🎥

2021-08-10: Watching ‎the 2006 film GAME 6 written by Don DeLillo and directed by Michael Hoffman in iTunes. 🎥

2021-08-03: Watching ‎the 1970 documentary LANGLOIS directed by Eila Hershon and Roberto Guerra on The Criterion …

2021-08-01: Watching ‎Lynn Hershman-Leeson’s 1997 film CONCEIVING ADA on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-07-22: Watching ‎Jill Sprecher’s 1997 film CLOCKWATCHERS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-07-21: Watching the 2019 documentary ‎BEYOND THE VISIBLE - HILMA AF KLINT directed by Halina Dyrschka on …

2021-07-20: Sad to hear of the passing of Jerry Granelli who was one of the most gentle, fun, and inspirational …

2021-07-18: Watching ‎the restored 1956 Argentinian film noir THE BITTER STEMS directed by Fernando Ayala on …

2021-07-18: Hamburger buns cooling.

2021-07-18: Cortado

2021-07-15: Time to watch Steven Soderbergh’s new film ‎NO SUDDEN MOVE. 🎥

2021-07-15: Virgin Tiger Moth

2021-07-13: Tomatoes growing.

2021-07-10: Orange Day Lily

2021-07-05: Feeling great that I’ve got two shots and looking forward to more things opening up safely and …

2021-07-05: Received my second vaccination today (Moderna after AstraZeneca) and a few hours later my arm feels …

2021-07-02: Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

2021-07-02: Watching ‎Delphine Seyrig’s 1981 film BE PRETTY AND SHUT UP! on MUBI. 🎥

2021-06-30: Just baked a loaf of bread and it smells pretty good.

2021-06-28: Currently reading: Antkind by Charlie Kaufman 📚

2021-06-28: Finished reading: Agency by William Gibson 📚

2021-06-24: Kicking off HIFF (Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival) 2021 at home by watching ‎THE CLOUD IN …

2021-06-21: Butterfly

2021-06-19: Making some strawberry jam in the bread machine with strawberries my sister and her family picked …

2021-06-13: Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

2021-06-12: Breakfast pizza with eggs, cheese, onions, garlic, tzatziki, and tomato sauce.

2021-06-06: Celebrating Chantal Akerman’s birthday by watching ‎her 1986 film LETTERS HOME for the first …

2021-06-04: Watching Zeinabu irene Davis’ 1999 film ‎Compensation on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-06-02: Watching ‎the 1936 film MY MAN GODFREY directed by Gregory La Cava on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-06-01: Cheese pizza cooling.

2021-06-01: Favourite new-to-me films for May 2021: DOWN WITH LOVE, REMEMBER THE NIGHT, THE PALM BEACH STORY, …

2021-05-29: Chickpea Shakshuka fresh from the oven.

2021-05-29: Watching the 2013 colourful and strange comedy ‎I’M SO EXCITED! directed by Pedro Almodóvar on …

2021-05-25: Watching ‎Anders Thomas Jensen’s 2020 film RIDERS OF JUSTICE in iTunes. 🎥

2021-05-22: Watching ‎Tom Tykwer’s 1998 film RUN LOLA RUN again. 🎥

2021-05-22: Listening to Matt Berry’s psychedelic album “The Blue Elephant” while I cook supper and really …

2021-05-21: Starting to watch the music documentary series 1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING on Apple …

2021-05-19: Watching ‎Grant Gee’s brilliant 2007 music documentary JOY DIVISION again. 🎥

2021-05-18: Watching ‎Mike Leigh’s gorgeous 2014 film MR. TURNER on MUBI. 🎥

2021-05-13: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET directed by Marilyn Agrelo …

2021-05-12: Watching ‎King Vidor’s delightful 1928 silent comedy THE PATSY. 🎥

2021-05-12: Watching ‎George Cukor’s 1935 film SYLVIA SCARLETT with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant on …

2021-05-12: One lovely little highlight of the day when I went for a walk was a little kid who said, “hi” and …

2021-05-06: Diving into the wonderful collection of films that is part of the Animation Festival of Halifax …

2021-05-01: Favourite new-to-me films for April 2021: THE IN-LAWS, CODED BIAS, HE’S THE ONE, THE DELIAN …

2021-04-30: Big-eared sourdough loaves cooling.

2021-04-27: Tomato soup cooked in a bread machine.

2021-04-27: As a 2 week shutdown begins in Nova Scotia I’m glad I baked bread yesterday and tomato soup is …

2021-04-24: Listening to Arab Strap’s great new album As Days Get Dark again as I make supper.

2021-04-22: Watching ‎Joyce Chopra’s 1985 film SMOOTH TALK on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-04-22: As Nova Scotia faces the 3rd wave of the pandemic Fortitude from 2 Crows seems like a good choice.

2021-04-22: Cupcakes.

2021-04-21: It’s National Canadian Film Day and there are great films streaming for free and to rent. Here …

2021-04-19: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ 1996 film NENETTE ET BONI again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-04-19: Sourdough loaf cooling.

2021-04-18: Japanese milk bread rolls cooling.

2021-04-16: Fired up the Apple TV at the end of a long week and I see there is a new episode of Mythic Quest, …

2021-04-15: Just got my first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine and I’m feeling good.

2021-04-13: Watching Věra Chytilová’s 1987 teen horror film WOLF’S HOLE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2021-04-12: Flower in the sun.

2021-04-10: Watching ‎the 1968 documentary THE QUEEN directed by Frank Simon on Netflix. 🎥

2021-04-10: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s colourful and brilliant LE BONHEUR from 1965 again on The Criterion …

2021-04-09: Watching the 1985 Japanese film ‎TAMPOPO directed by Juzo Itami for the first time and feeling a bit …

2021-04-03: Cauliflower and lentil tacos on corn tortillas with fried potatoes.

2021-04-03: Watching ‎Nelly Kaplan’s 1991 film THE PLEASURE OF LOVE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-04-02: Just went for a rapid asymptomatic COVID-19 test at the pop-up testing site in Wolfville.

2021-04-02: Watch charging.

2021-03-31: Best new-to-me March 2021: 24 CITY, FOGO, THE 39 STEPS, BEGINNING, CORPUS CHRISTI, THE TREE HOUSE, …

2021-03-30: My final film for March Around the World is ‎AGAIN ONCE AGAIN directed by Romina Paula from …

2021-03-29: Today continuing my March Around ‎the World by stopping in Kenya with the 2018 film RAFIKI directed …

2021-03-29: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

2021-03-28: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎the 2005 film THE BLOODETTES from Cameroon …

2021-03-26: Watching ‎SHIVA BABY directed by Emma Seligman as part of the programming for Women Making Waves …

2021-03-25: Watching ‎a film from Afghanistan from 2019 on my March Around the World – THE ORPHANAGE directed by …

2021-03-24: Making a stop in Finland as I March Around the World with Aki Kaurismäki’s 1994 musical …

2021-03-24: Going to Iceland on my March Around the World today with ‎ECHO directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson. 🎥 🇮🇸

2021-03-23: Watching the 2010 film ‎DISSOLUTION directed by Nina Menkes on my March Around the World with a stop …

2021-03-22: Looking forward to watching ‎ROSE PLAYS JULIE directed by Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy through …

2021-03-21: Watching ‎a film from Guatemala on my March Around the World with the 2015 film IXCANUL directed by …

2021-03-19: Today I’m watching ‎the 2008 film TREELESS MOUNTAIN directed by So Yong Kim from South Korea …

2021-03-18: Watching a film from Romanian director Cristi Puiu from 2020 – MALMKROG on my March Around the World …

2021-03-17: Made Scaccia bread and gnocchi with a Dragon’s Breath cheese sauce for supper.

2021-03-17: Watching ‎the Bolivian documentary film WOMEN OF THE MINE from 2014 directed by Malena Bystrowicz …

2021-03-16: Continuing my March Around the World and celebrating Isabelle Huppert’s birthday with the 1991 …

2021-03-16: Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) from a King Arthur Baking recipe. 🍞

2021-03-15: The next stop in my March Around the World is in Greece as I watch the 2018 film ‎PITY directed by …

2021-03-15: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

2021-03-14: Today my March Around the World film is from Vietnam with the 2019 film THE TREE HOUSE directed by …

2021-03-14: Made some apple cake for Pi Day.

2021-03-13: My next March Around the World film is from France, directed by Nelly Kaplan in 1969 – A VERY …

2021-03-13: Continuing to March Around the World by stopping in Ireland to watch the 2020 film ‎TO THE MOON …

2021-03-13: Zojirushi Bread Machine One of the most useful things I have is my Zojirushi Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker. I’ve had it for …

2021-03-12: Watching ‎DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN directed by Matt Bissonnette because of Leonard Cohen music, …

2021-03-12: Sipping a delicious Double Orange Ale from Unfiltered and thinking that my last day at the school …

2021-03-11: Watching ‎the sublime and beautiful THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL yet again. 🎥

2021-03-10: Watching ‎a film from Japan in my March Around The World with Naomi Kawase’s 2020 film TRUE …

2021-03-09: Watching ‎a 1953 film from Spain for my next stop in my March Around World – SEGUNDO LÓPEZ, URBAN …

2021-03-09: Film #12 in my March Around the World is from Poland – the 2019 film ‎CORPUS CHRISTI directed by Jan …

2021-03-08: Watching ‎film #11 in my March Around the World with a 2020 film from Georgia – BEGINNING directed …

2021-03-08: For those in the US and Canada, Mark Cousins’ WOMEN MAKE FILM is on The Criterion Channel along with …

2021-03-07: Today in March Around the World I’m watching a film from Armenia from 2006 – ‎THE LIGHTHOUSE …

2021-03-06: Watching ‎a Hitchcock that I haven’t seen in my March Around the World with his UK film –THE …

2021-03-06: Made some spicy Mafé tempeh for supper along with some pita bread and rice.

2021-03-05: Film #8 in my March Around the World is a 2006 film from Chad – DRY SEASON directed by Mahamat-Saleh …

2021-03-04: Watching ‎a film from Mexico set in Newfoundland as stop #7 in March Around The World with Yulene …

2021-03-04: Watching a film from Morocco as #6 in my March Around the World – ‎ABOUT SOME MEANINGLESS EVENTS …

2021-03-04: Blue sky reflected in a cup of coffee.

2021-03-03: March Around the World film #5 is the Norwegian film ‎THE WAYWARD GIRL directed by Edith Carlmar …

2021-03-03: Continuing my March Around the World with the Chinese film ‎24 CITY from 2007 directed by Jia …

2021-03-03: Fresh sourdough bread.

2021-03-02: Watching ‎Elaine May’s darkly funny 1971 film A NEW LEAF again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-03-01: Film #3 of March Around the World is from Czechoslovakia in 1970 – ‎FRUIT OF PARADISE directed by …

2021-03-01: Film #2 in my March Around the World 2021 from Senegal is Ousmane Sembène’s 1968 film ‎MANDABI …

2021-03-01: Starting March Around the World 2021 with Aotera / New Zealand and the 2017 film ‎WARU directed by …

2021-03-01: Looking forward to the March Around the World Challenge this year. The goal is to watch 30 feature …

2021-03-01: It’s been exactly a year since I’ve seen a film in a movie theatre. The last (and only) …

2021-02-28: Looking up at a crow in a tree. Day 28: Up of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-28: Best new-to-me films for February 2021: A TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM X, PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN …

2021-02-27: Watching ‎Robin Campillo’s brilliant 2017 film BPM again. 🎥

2021-02-27: These Ethiopian Berbere spices are really showing off. Day 27: Pompasetting of the February …

2021-02-27: Finally uploaded the blog post about my Favourite Films of 2020 to my blog. Most of them are …

2021-02-26: One of my favourite things to do on Friday is to bake a pizza. Day 26: Favourite of the February …

2021-02-25: A book from the days when I was working more with code. Day 25: Code of the February Photoblogging …

2021-02-24: Watching ‎Amber Sealey’s 2016 film NO LIGHT AND NO LAND ANYWHERE on MUBI. 🎥

2021-02-24: Orecchiette pasta which looks like little baby ears. Day 24: Baby of the February Photoblogging …

2021-02-23: Banana tree. Day 23: Banana of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-22: Listening to Daft Punk and dancing around the house as I make supper.

2021-02-22: Keyboard that I use to spell words. Day 22: Spell of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-21: Colours of heritage carrots and other veggies chopped up for a stew. Day 21: Colours of the February …

2021-02-21: Finished reading: The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by …

2021-02-20: Snow on cedar branches. Day 20: Weather of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-20: My sourdough starter which is alive. Day 19: Alive of the February Photoblogging.

2021-02-18: My setup as I work at home. Day 18: At Home of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-17: Fluffy cat staying still on a cushion. Day 17: Still of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-16: Some of the books on my shelf. Day 16: Erudite of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-15: Watching ‎Olivier Assayas’ 1996 film IRMA VEP on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-02-15: Reflection of a rooster ornament in coffee mug. Day 15: Reflection of the February Photoblogging …

2021-02-14: Watching ‎Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 masterpiece IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE again on The Criterion Channel. …

2021-02-14: On a day filled with love and compassion I’m enjoying a delicious Brett Saison as I make supper. …

2021-02-13: I decided to make Lemon Thyme oil today. Day 13: Make of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-12: Watching ‎Cathy Yan’s 2018 debut feature DEAD PIGS on MUBI. 🎥🐂

2021-02-12: My SPOon ORGanization for Day 12: Sporg of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-11: My bread machine. Day11: Machine of the February Photoblogging Challenge

2021-02-10: Watching ‎the 1932 film BLONDE VENUS directed by Josef von Sternberg on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-02-10: Coffee beans provide me with energy. Day 10: Energy of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-09: Watching ‎William Greaves’ 1972 newly-restored documentary NATIONTIME on the Criterion …

2021-02-09: The muddy water of the Minas Basin beside Waterfront Park in Wolfville. Day 9: Muddy of the February …

2021-02-08: Watching ‎Jacqueline Audry’s 1951 film OLIVIA. 🎥

2021-02-08: Every time I bake some bread I change the mix of flours and as I wait for it to rise and bake it …

2021-02-08: Grilled cheese. Day 7: Craving of the February Photoblogging Challenge

2021-02-07: Watching ‎the 1950 film noir / epidemic film THE KILLER THAT STALKED NEW YORK directed by Earl …

2021-02-06: Out for a walk. Day 6 of the February Photoblogging Challenge: Sport.

2021-02-06: Breakfast pizza modified slightly from a King Arthur Baking recipe.

2021-02-05: Roxy Music the cat. Day 5: Pets of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-04: Watching ‎the 2020 Hungarian film PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME directed …

2021-02-04: Layers of rock to make a gate. Day 4: Layers in the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-03: Day 3: Comfort - February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-02: Watching ‎the new Criterion edition of Jim Jarmusch’s 1999 film GHOST DOG: THE WAY OF THE …

2021-02-02: Morning beverage: Day 2 of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

2021-02-01: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: Close Up 📷

2021-01-31: Best new-to-me films for January 2021: MY SISTER’S GOOD FORTUNE, SHIRLEY, THE SMILING …

2021-01-30: Currently reading: Vegetable Kingdom by Bryant Terry 📚

2021-01-30: Want to read: Antkind by Charlie Kaufman 📚

2021-01-29: Gently winding down from the week by watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1955 film LA POINTE-COURTE again …

2021-01-23: Really loved the first episode of PAINTING WITH JOHN. Bite-sized pieces of beauty and honesty.

2021-01-22: “It’s a sad and beautiful world.” Celebrating Jim Jarmusch’s birthday by …

2021-01-20: Wow. What a relief. Congratulations to my American friends.

2021-01-17: It was a good film year and, once again, Agnes Varda was my most-watched director. I logged 795 …

2021-01-16: Saturday sourdough. 🍞

2021-01-15: It’s TIFF Secret Movie Club day! I won’t know what film it is until I hit “play” and I really love …

2021-01-12: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s 1974 film JE, TU, IL, ELLE again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2021-01-12: I really enjoy my working-from-home routine. After my breakfast of coffee and oatmeal I get dressed …

2021-01-09: Time for some of the Lubitsch touch with the 1931 film ‎THE SMILING LIEUTENANT on TCM. 🎥

2021-01-08: Finally watching ‎SHIRLEY directed by Josephine Decker on Prime. 🎥

2021-01-08: Sad to hear of the passing of Michael Apted. While he directed many great films, the UP series is …

2021-01-05: Cooling sourdough bread. 🍞

2021-01-01: My 10 most watched actors for 2020 were: Agnès Varda, Cary Grant, Juliette Binoche, Chantal Akerman, …

2021-01-01: All of my top 20 watched directors for 2020 were women with the top 10: Agnès Varda, Chantal …

2021-01-01: Logged 795 films in 2020 which was an average of 15 films a week.

2021-01-01: The list of my top 20 favourite films of 2020.

2021-01-01: Happy New Year from Wolfville. Goodbye 2020 and welcome to a new year. 🎉

2020-12-31: Watching ‎David Lean’s 1949 film THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-12-31: My favourite films 1-10 of 2020: FIRST COW, NOMADLAND, NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS, ANOTHER ROUND, …

2020-12-31: My favourite films 11-20 for 2020: BAIT, FAMILY ROMANCE LLC, NO ORDINARY MAN, UNDINE, DICK JOHNSON …

2020-12-31: Best new-to-me films December 2020: WHITE RIOT, THE ROYAL ROAD, DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA, HOW …

2020-12-30: Made some English Muffin bread in the bread machine from a King Arthur Baking recipe. 🍞

2020-12-30: Cinnamon bun cooling.

2020-12-29: Watching ‎the 2019 Romanian documentary film COLLECTIVE directed by Alexander Nanau on iTunes. 🎥

2020-12-28: Catching up on the 1929 Fritz Lang silent film WOMAN IN THE MOON. 🎥

2020-12-25: Lentil shepherds pie for supper.

2020-12-24: Watching ‎IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE yet again. 🎥

2020-12-23: Watching ‎the 1980 film XANADU for the first time and kind of like the goofy blending of classic …

2020-12-22: Blasting off into the Criterion Channel’s Afrofuturism program with the 1974 film ‎SPACE IS …

2020-12-22: Cinnamon bun bread emerging from the bread machine. 🍞

2020-12-20: Sunday sourdough. 🍞

2020-12-19: Getting some lentil soup underway.

2020-12-18: Very glad I signed up for the TIFF Secret Movie Club. Every month I get to see a great new film.

2020-12-17: Watching ‎the 2020 music documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART. 🎥

2020-12-15: Remembering John Le Carré by watching ‎the brilliant 2011 adaptation of TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY. 🎥

2020-12-12: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s new film LET THEM ALL TALK. 🎥

2020-12-12: Making a nice big pot of veggie chili for supper.

2020-12-11: Watching ‎DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA directed by Spike Lee. 🎥 🎶

2020-12-11: Pesto and fresh mozzarella pizza made with Birdies pizza dough.

2020-12-08: Watching ‎Jenni Olson’s 2015 film THE ROYAL ROAD on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-12-06: Watching ‎the Coen Brothers’ 1994 screwball comedy THE HUDSUCKER PROXY after watching a bunch …

2020-12-06: Gingerbread people fresh out of the oven from the Made With Local recipe.

2020-12-05: Feels like a good day to cook some black beans and make some flour tortillas.

2020-12-04: Time to watch David Fincher’s ‎MANK. 🎥

2020-12-03: Watching ‎Jane Campion’s brilliant and beautiful 2009 film BRIGHT STAR again. 🎥

2020-12-03: Watching ‎the 2019 documentary WHITE RIOT directed by Rubika Shah. 🎥

2020-12-02: Watching ‎the documentary OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE. 🎥

2020-12-01: Watching ‎the 1989 Hungarian film MY TWENTIETH CENTURY directed by Ildikó Enyedi on The Criterion …

2020-12-01: On the final day of #Noirvember I watched ‎DRIVE directed by Nicolas Winding Refn so I ended the …

2020-11-30: Best new-to-me films November 2020: THE AMERICAN FRIEND, L.A. TEA TIME, BAIT, ANY NUMBER CAN WIN, …

2020-11-30: Farmhouse Buttermilk Cake cooling.

2020-11-30: While I didn’t need something to reinforce my love of the micro.blog community, the Microblogvember …

2020-11-29: Watching ‎the figure skating film noir SUSPENSE from 1946 directed by Frank Tuttle on TCM in Noir …

2020-11-29: It’s great to be a pedestrian in my small town and I try to get out for a walk every day. Day 29: …

2020-11-28: When I go out I always have at least one mask with me now. Day 28: Mask of Microblogvember. #mbnov

2020-11-28: More new-to-me noir tonight for #Noirvember is ‎the 1950 film THE MAN WHO CHEATED HIMSELF directed …

2020-11-27: My daily dilemma is choosing which film to watch. Usually there is a theme or a thread based on …

2020-11-26: Watching ‎INSOMNIA (1997) directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg on The Criterion Channel for some Nordic …

2020-11-26: For some new-to-me-noir tonight I’m watching ‎Ida Lupino’s 1953 film THE BIGAMIST on The …

2020-11-26: I’ve had to adjust my expectations for the holidays to make sure that everyone stays safe. I don’t …

2020-11-25: Every time I make a phone call I usually walk around the house while talking. Day 25: Call of …

2020-11-25: Time for some new-to-me noir with the 1947 film ‎BRUTE FORCE directed by Jules Dassin and starring …

2020-11-24: Just before the spike in cases today I was able to provision for my baking by ordering some bread …

2020-11-24: Time for some Nikkatsu noir for #Noirvember with the 1958 film RUSTY KNIFE directed by Toshio Masuda …

2020-11-23: It great to capture moments in time through taking pictures. Day 23: Capture of Microblogvember. …

2020-11-23: More French film noir tonight with Truffaut’s 1960 film ‎SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER on The …

2020-11-23: Watching ‎some French neo-noir tonight with Claire Denis’ 1990 film NO FEAR, NO DIE on The …

2020-11-22: I think it will be a while before I cross any border as the pandemic continues. Staying safe and …

2020-11-22: Watching ‎KISS ME DEADLY from 1955 directed by Robert Aldrich for my #Noirvember film for today. 🍿

2020-11-21: Watching ‎Corneliu Porumboiu’s brilliant and fun neo-noir THE WHISTLERS again for #Noirvember …

2020-11-21: Baked rotini with cheese for supper.

2020-11-21: It’s going to be a long winter and I’m lucky to live in a place that has good local food, produce, …

2020-11-20: It’s a wonderful moment when the lights fade and a movie starts in a theatre. Day 20: Fade of …

2020-11-20: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching ‎the 1946 version of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE …

2020-11-19: Watching ‎THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD directed by Armando Iannucci which is quite …

2020-11-19: In the morning when the sun is shining it feels like anything is possible. Day 19: Possible of …

2020-11-18: Trees reflected in the roof of my new car.

2020-11-18: Over the last few years of practice I’ve been able to eliminate my dependence on store-bought bread …

2020-11-18: Time for some new-to-me French film noir with Jean Gabin and Alain Delon starring in ‎ANY NUMBER CAN …

2020-11-17: Watching ‎the stylish Japanese film noir PALE FLOWER from 1964 directed by Masahiro Shinoda on the …

2020-11-17: The sound of a train in the distance is reassuring and calming to me. Day 17: Train of …

2020-11-16: Time for some arty Hungarian noir for #noirvember as I watch the newly-restored 1988 film ‎DAMNATION …

2020-11-16: An early memory I have is of watching the moon landing on TV. Day 16: Memory of Microblogvember. …

2020-11-15: In the new world we are in I rarely travel far from home as I minimize the contact I have with other …

2020-11-14: One of the nice discoveries within Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive for me was discovering the …

2020-11-14: Watching ‎more #HIFF2020 films tonight with SO PRETTY directed by Jessica Dunn Rovinelli. 🎥

2020-11-13: I guess Friday night pizza is becoming a bit of a tradition. Day 13: guess of #microblogvember.

2020-11-13: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is ‎NORA PRENTISS from 1947 directed by Vincent Sherman. 🍿

2020-11-13: Pizza with Birdie’s dough and fresh mozzarella.

2020-11-13: Watching ‎the #HIFF2020 presentation of Mark Jenkin’s hand-crafted 2019 film BAIT. 🎥

2020-11-12: It’s #HIFF2020 time and the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival begins with ‎L.A. TEA TIME …

2020-11-12: Continuing with Tom Ripley during #Noirvember by watching ‎Wim Wenders’ 1977 film THE AMERICAN …

2020-11-12: While I am teaching from home four days a week I wear a sweater to be a bit more well-dressed and …

2020-11-11: Two of my favourite words that I have learned to say are acetylsalicylic and the name of the …

2020-11-11: Another new 1960 noir for me today during #Noirvember with PURPLE NOON directed by René Clément on …

2020-11-11: Oat muffins.

2020-11-11: Watching ‎some noir from Japan in the afternoon for #noirvember with the 1960 film INTIMIDATION …

2020-11-10: While I wouldn’t say that I am elderly I realized that I am older when I was buying vitamins and the …

2020-11-09: Watching Claire Denis’ newly-restored 1999 masterpiece BEAU TRAVAIL on The Criterion Channel. …

2020-11-09: Cinema is a force for good in my life and I try to watch at least one film every day for perspective …

2020-11-08: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching the 1956 film ‎NIGHTFALL directed by Jacques Tourneur. 🍿

2020-11-08: Another Sunday, another couple loaves of bread.

2020-11-08: Whenever I’m in a bind about what to cook I look through my recipes to find something new and …

2020-11-07: I enjoy the way the dough inflates when bread rests and rises and bakes. Day 7: Inflate of …

2020-11-07: Feeling a huge sense of relief.

2020-11-07: Pancakes cooking.

2020-11-06: Sometimes it’s puzzling to me how quickly the week goes by, but as the week ends it’s nice to relax …

2020-11-05: I try not to stoop when I stand, but it’s a challenge sometimes to remember to straighten up and …

2020-11-04: Time for some melodramatic noir for #Noirvember with the 1945 Michael Curtiz film ‎MILDRED PIERCE …

2020-11-04: Today for #Noirvember I am rewatching ‎Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s visually stunning 2011 Turkish …

2020-11-04: I really enjoy working from home most of the week now and being near to where I live every day. …

2020-11-03: Manhattan and election coverage.

2020-11-03: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching Bong Joon-ho’s newly restored 2003 ‎MEMORIES OF …

2020-11-03: I am hoping my American friends will astonish me and choose hope over fear today. #mbnov …

2020-11-02: Watching ‎another film for #Noirvember with BLIND ALLEY from 1939 directed by Charles Vidor. 🍿

2020-11-02: My third noir of #Noirvember is ‎the 1946 film THE CHASE directed by Arthur Ripley on The Criterion …

2020-11-02: Finding it a bit challenging to concentrate today as I’m picking up a new car this afternoon …

2020-11-01: Kicking off #Noirvember by watching ‎Humphrey Bogart in the 1945 film CONFLICT directed by Curtis …

2020-11-01: As the weather starts to become dreary on this Sunday afternoon I’m baking bread and making some …

2020-11-01: Sunday sourdough.

2020-11-01: Best new-to-me for October 2020: UNDINE, WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE 3, DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD, THE …

2020-10-31: One of the kids who came to the door saw the orange and green light patterns inside as she took …

2020-10-31: Cleo the cat guarding the Halloween treats.

2020-10-30: A great lineup of films coming to The Criterion Channel for November including Claire Denis’ …

2020-10-29: Watching ‎the Italian film MARTIN EDEN directed by Pietro Marcello in Carbon Arc’s virtual …

2020-10-28: Watching the Ukrainian film ‎ATLANTIS directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych as part of the Festival du …

2020-10-28: Eggs for putting in a shakshuka.

2020-10-26: Taking advantage of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma’s discounted packages by renting the award …

2020-10-25: Just finished a lovely cool 21 km bike ride which just put me over 1000 km of biking for the year so …

2020-10-24: Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s ON THE ROCKS on AppleTV+. 🍿

2020-10-24: Street at night.

2020-10-24: Close to a leaf.

2020-10-24: Rocks at Cape Split.

2020-10-21: Watching ‎Miranda July’s 2020 film KAJILLIONAIRE. 🎥

2020-10-20: Leaf on car hood.

2020-10-18: Leaves changing on a tree.

2020-10-15: Leaf on car window.

2020-10-15: Changing leaves.

2020-10-13: Watching ‎Radu Jude’s 2020 Romanian film UPPERCASE PRINT as part of #FNC2020. 🎥

2020-10-13: Basket of yarn at Gaspereau Valley Fibres in the Gaspereau Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada at 11:37 AM …

2020-10-12: Fresh sourdough cooling. 🍞

2020-10-12: Glass rooster in morning light.

2020-10-11: Apple crisp.

2020-10-11: Veggie burgers.

2020-10-10: Watching the final program of #GCM39 as #PoderoneSilent screens the collection of shorts LAUREL OR …

2020-10-10: Watching ‎the 1913 silent film UNJUSTLY ACCUSED directed by Holger-Madsen on the final day of …

2020-10-10: Currently reading: The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by …

2020-10-09: Watching ‎A ROMANCE OF THE REDWOODS from 1917 directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Mary …

2020-10-09: Just rented WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE THREE: THE ABSENT DESTINATIONS OF DAVID PRIME from Don …

2020-10-09: With perfect timing the book and challenge coin for The 99% Invisible City arrived in the mail …

2020-10-08: Time for some silent cinema from #PordenoneSilent as I start to watch ‎the 1928 THE DEVIOUS PATH …

2020-10-07: Just immersed myself in UNDINE directed by Christian Petzold as part of the Festival du Nouveau …

2020-10-06: Time for more #PordenoneSilent films as I watch the 1921 Italian film ‎LA TEMPESTA IN UN CRANIO …

2020-10-05: Rocks in the distance with seals lounging on them.

2020-10-04: Large rock by the ocean.

2020-10-04: Watching the 1935 Chinese silent film ‎NATIONAL CUSTOMS directed by Zhu Shi-Lin and Lo Ming-Yau as …

2020-10-03: Watching ‎PENROD AND SAM from 1931 directed by William Beaudine as part of #PordenoneSilent this …

2020-10-03: Starting to watch the films of #PordenoneSilent with the program “The Urge to Travel”. …

2020-10-01: Watching ‎Albert Brooks’ 1979 debut feature REAL LIFE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-10-01: Pan pizza cooling.

2020-09-30: I love the way that loaves of bread expand.

2020-09-30: Watching Steven Soderbergh’s strange 1996 film‎ SCHIZOPOLIS again on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-09-29: Leaf in the road.

2020-09-28: Caterpillar that will become a spotted tussock moth.

2020-09-27: Balancing rock in Digby Neck.

2020-09-26: Taking advantage of the extended screening times of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival …

2020-09-25: Beautiful and delicious danish from Birdies.

2020-09-24: It’s time for ANOTHER ROUND, the Closing Gala for the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival …

2020-09-22: Watching ‎the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival Gala presentation of the French film How to …

2020-09-22: Watching ‎Mira Burt-Wintonick’s documentary WINTOPIA on this stormy afternoon with lots of FIN …

2020-09-21: Watching ‎the Gala presentation of Ariel Nasr’s documentary THE FORBIDDEN REEL about the …

2020-09-21: Watched the impressive and intense BONE CAGE and now time for some Greek weird wave with Georgis …

2020-09-20: Wrapping up my FIN Atlantic International Film Festival today by watching ‎Clark Johnson’s …

2020-09-20: Watching the 2020 documentary ‎CURED directed by Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon as part of …

2020-09-20: Watching Jillian Acreman’s feature directing debut, QUEEN OF THE ANDES as part of the FIN …

2020-09-20: Starting my #FINstream day watching Nathan Grossman’s inspirational documentary I AM GRETA. 🎥

2020-09-19: After a lovely q&a after the great UNDER THE WEATHER I’m wrapping up the FIN day with the …

2020-09-19: Watching the second Newfoundland-based FIN Atlantic International Film Festival Gala tonight with …

2020-09-19: One of the things I’m enjoying about streaming film festival films is being able to cook supper and …

2020-09-19: Watching film number 5 as part of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival with the documentary …

2020-09-17: Opening Gala time with FALLING as FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is fully underway. 🎥

2020-09-17: Starting early and squeezing in THE TASTE OF PHO by Mariko Bobrick as the FIN Atlantic International …

2020-09-14: On the dykes by Wolfville this weekend.

2020-09-14: Watching the 2016 musical documentary CONTEMPORARY COLOR directed by Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV on …

2020-09-13: Cats looking out the window.

2020-09-12: Starting to watch Chloé Zhao’s 2020 film NOMADLAND as part of #TIFF20 and really looking …

2020-09-12: Bee on a thistle.

2020-09-12: Highlighting some of the non-Gala films playing this year at the FIN Atlantic International Film …

2020-09-11: Watching the SHORT CUTS PROGRAM 1 of #TIFF20 tonight. 🎥

2020-09-10: Starting to watch some #TIFF20 films with the documentary FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS …

2020-09-10: Pan pizza.

2020-09-10: We are a week away from the start of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I’m …

2020-09-09: Rewatching Thomas Vinterberg’s challenging 2012 film THE HUNT starring Mads Mikkelsen as I …

2020-09-08: Pond in Parrsboro.

2020-09-08: Catching up on FIN Atlantic International Film Festival films and watching the 2018 documentary JOHN …

2020-09-07: Hop.

2020-09-06: Spider

2020-09-06: Starting to watch Pre-Code films of Joan Blondell with the 1931 film ‎BLONDE CRAZY directed by Roy …

2020-09-06: Plant growing through a sewer grate.

2020-09-06: Building in Parrsboro.

2020-09-05: Watching Dorothy Arzner’s 1932 film MERRILY WE GO TO HELL on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-09-05: Fresh sourdough.

2020-09-04: I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS is strange and sad and beautiful with Charlie Kaufman doing something …

2020-09-04: Watching one of my most anticipated films of the year, Charlie Kaufman’s ‎I’M THINKING …

2020-09-04: Crispy cheesy pan pizza with pesto.

2020-09-04: Rainbows on my AirPods Pro case.

2020-09-03: Rusting chain.

2020-09-03: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1962 masterpiece CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-09-02: Saw a chicken when I took a walk today.

2020-09-01: Delicious ice cream from Dairy Bar.

2020-09-01: Catching up on some of the short films of Agnès Varda that I can now see on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-08-31: Best new-to-me films August 2020: SPINSTER, LADY MACBETH, SHE DIES TOMORROW, BEANPOLE, IF ONLY, …

2020-08-31: Watching the 2020 film BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC directed by Dean Parisot in iTunes. 🍿

2020-08-31: One of the things I love is sitting by a fire at night. Day 31: Love of the August Photoblogging …

2020-08-31: So glad that The Criterion Channel is adding even more films and supplemental material from their …

2020-08-30: Not sure what happened with BILL & TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY as it’s not very good, but MY OWN PRIVATE …

2020-08-30: Dessert pizza with local toppings – quark, honey, nectarines, and blueberries.

2020-08-30: One of my favourite recent discoveries is making pizza in a cast iron pan. Day 30: Discovery of the …

2020-08-29: Watching BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE for the first time. 🍿

2020-08-29: Watching Hubert Sauper’s 2020 documentary EPICENTRO on KInoMarquee and supporting …

2020-08-29: Flaking paint. Day 29: Flake of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-28: Homemade soup, grilled cheese on my own bread, and coleslaw provide a happy lunch. Day 28: Emotions …

2020-08-28: Restarting a Friday tradition as I get some tomato soup cooking in the bread machine so I can have a …

2020-08-28: I was overcome with a sugar rush when I had this lovely donut. Day 27: Overcome of the August …

2020-08-27: Watching Kathleen Collins 1982 film LOSING GROUND before it leaves the Criterion Channel in a few …

2020-08-26: Dandelions are a relentless and cheerful presence on the lawn. Day 26: Relentless of the August …

2020-08-25: Revisiting a film from the “Extreme” program of 2019 FIN Film Festival, the timely …

2020-08-25: A view of the sun at Mount Carleton Provincial Park where I hope to return to some day. Day 25: Hope …

2020-08-24: Cold-brewed coffee with ice. Day 24: Frosty of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-24: Burger buns cooling.

2020-08-23: A tree gracefully balanced over a trail. Day 23: Graceful of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

2020-08-22: My parents house in rural New Brunswick. Day 22: Home of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

2020-08-21: Chip. Day 20: Crunch of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-20: Coins. Day 20: Change of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-19: Watching Lake Bell’s 2013 film IN A WORLD… again. 🍿

2020-08-19: Gold ribbon and bells. Day 19: Ribbon of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-19: The list of films in the Features program of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2020. …

2020-08-19: The list of the seven films in the Special Presentations program of the FIN Atlantic International …

2020-08-19: Getting ready for the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival by creating lists on Letterboxd. The …

2020-08-19: As film festivals move online in this strange time I will miss the casual conversations with fellow …

2020-08-18: The grid of woven yarn. Day 18: Grid of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-17: Manhattan to end the day.

2020-08-17: Squeezed in a nice bike ride to run some errands and I just went past the 800 km mark for the year. …

2020-08-17: The cat named Leonard Cohen cuddles with me. Day 17: Cuddly of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

2020-08-16: Just finished watching FOSSE / VERDON and it’s pretty amazing. 💃🏼

2020-08-16: Chair and desk where I stay still for a while each day. Day 16: Stationary of the August …

2020-08-16: Breakfast pizza.

2020-08-15: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 1986 film GOLDEN EIGHTIES again and it has got to be one of the few …

2020-08-15: Roxy Music relaxing by the window. Day 15: Silhouette in the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug …

2020-08-15: A tiny frog by the side of the trail as I changed a flat tire on my bike during a 49 km ride today.

2020-08-14: Watching Jesse Moss & Amanda McBaine’s 2020 documentary ‎BOYS STATE on Apple TV+. 🎥

2020-08-14: Flower among other flowers. Day 14: Among - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-13: Fresh sourdough bread cooling.

2020-08-13: Coffee filter in my Metallisk coffee maker. Day 13: Filter in the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

2020-08-12: Watching Amy Seimetz’s latest film, SHE DIES TOMORROW in iTunes. 🎥

2020-08-12: Top of my HomePod. Day 12: Sound - August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-11: Looking over the handlebars of my bike. Day 11: Transport - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

2020-08-10: View out the living room window. Day 10: Window - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-10: Dry moat with Fort Anne in the distance. Day 9: Black and White of the August Photoblogging …

2020-08-08: View at Cape Split today. Day 8: View of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-07: Time to watch Andrea Dorfman’s latest film SPINSTER in iTunes. 🍿 #nsfilmjobs

2020-08-07: Pond and willow tree at Grand Pré National Historic Site. Day 7: Daytripping of the August …

2020-08-06: Rainbow bisecting a floor tile. August Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: Bisect. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-05: Watching FRANCES HA. Again. 🎥

2020-08-05: Shubenacadie Canal. Day 5: Flow of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-04: Field and sky. Peace: Day 4 of the August 2020 Photoblogging challenge. 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-04: While I love the entire process of making sourdough bread from scratch, it’s nice to use the bread …

2020-08-03: Fly on flowers. Day 3: Bug go the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-02: Duck floating in Shubie Park. Day 2: Flow of the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-01: Bald eagle gliding. Day 1: Up - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷

2020-08-01: Lichen on the back of an old sign.

2020-08-01: Purple coneflower downtown yesterday.

2020-07-31: Favourite new-to-me films July 2020: FIRST COW, THE TRUTH, THE ASSISTANT, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, …

2020-07-30: Watching Jamie Babbit’s 1999 film BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER again on The Criterion Channel …

2020-07-30: Black pepper tofu pot with string beans and rice.

2020-07-29: Fresh sourdough cooling. 🍞

2020-07-29: Acadia Cinema sign.

2020-07-28: Watching Arnaud Desplechin’s 2017 film ISMAEL’S GHOSTS on Kanopy. 🎥

2020-07-28: Squirrel peeking out from tree.

2020-07-26: Watching Céline Sciamma’s 2019 masterpiece PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE again. 🎥

2020-07-26: Poppy

2020-07-25: Veggie burgers ready to be cooked.

2020-07-24: Watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s gorgeous and intense 2012 film THE MASTER again. 🎥

2020-07-24: Flower growing.

2020-07-23: Celebrating Philip Seymour Hoffman’s birthday by watching Charlie Kaufman’s 2008 film …

2020-07-23: Hydrant

2020-07-22: Watching Steven Spielberg’s great 2002 film MINORITY REPORT again. 🎥

2020-07-21: Big ear on a fresh loaf of sourdough bread. 🍞

2020-07-20: Watching Dawn Porter’s documentary JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE. 🎥

2020-07-20: Rotini with sauce, lentil balls, and some fresh peas.

2020-07-18: Cat lounging in the driveway.

2020-07-17: Watching Michel Gondry’s inventive, beautiful, and melancholy 2013 film MOOD INDIGO again. 🎥

2020-07-15: Watching Samuel Fuller’s great 1953 noir PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET again. 🎥

2020-07-15: Fresh buns.

2020-07-14: Pan pizza with pesto.

2020-07-13: Watching Kitty Green’s film THE ASSISTANT. 🎥

2020-07-13: So glad that I got out for a 21 km bike ride earlier today as it’s a lot warmer now. Getting …

2020-07-12: Remains of a hemlock tree growing on a rock.

2020-07-10: Watching Kelly Reichardt’s latest film FIRST COW. 🎥

2020-07-09: Watching Kore-eda’s 2019 film THE TRUTH in iTunes. 🎥

2020-07-09: Black bean, sweet potato, and Swiss chard enchiladas made with fresh flour tortillas.

2020-07-07: Pesto cheesy pan pizza cooling.

2020-07-04: Watching Zacharias Kunuk’s brilliant 2016 film SEARCHERS again. It reworks John Ford’s …

2020-07-01: Watching Sara Driver’s 1993 film WHEN PIGS FLY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-06-30: Best new-to-me films June 2020: HISTOIRES D’AMÉRIQUE (Akerman), MS SLAVIC 7 (Campbell / …

2020-06-27: Stump and fallen tree beside The Ravine trail in Kentville.

2020-06-27: Cloud seen from Port Williams.

2020-06-26: Pan pizza fresh from the pan.

2020-06-26: Made some sourdough crackers.

2020-06-25: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2014 film LAGGIES again. 🍿

2020-06-25: Sourdough loaf fresh from the oven.

2020-06-24: Irish Buttermilk Brown Bread cooking.

2020-06-22: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 2006 film DOWN THERE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-06-22: On the beach at Blomidon yesterday.

2020-06-20: Watching D.W. Young’s 2019 documentary THE BOOKSELLERS and supporting Carbon Arc with the …

2020-06-18: Pan pizza cooling on rack.

2020-06-18: A refreshing Lifesaver wild blueberry sour from Unfiltered.

2020-06-14: Fresh sourdough loaves cooling.

2020-06-13: Bagels fresh from the oven.

2020-06-12: Time for the new Spike Lee Joint, DA 5 BLOODS on Netflix. 🎥

2020-06-10: Lentil and chickpea tacos on fresh corn tortillas.

2020-06-07: Watching Billy Woodberry’s 1983 film BLESS THEIR LITTLE HEARTS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-06-07: Lupins.

2020-06-04: Watching Shola Lynch’s 2004 documentary ‎CHISHOLM ‘72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED on …

2020-06-04: Woodpecker on tree.

2020-06-04: Pinto beans soaking.

2020-06-03: Sourdough loaf cooling.

2020-05-31: Best new-to-me films for May 2020: MY FIRST FILM, PEPPERMINT SODA, PAPUSZA, SWORD OF TRUST, DIS-MOI, …

2020-05-31: Common poppy.

2020-05-30: Purple tulip.

2020-05-28: Garden tulips

2020-05-26: Watching the #TIFFAtHome chat between Tantoo Cardinal and Cameron Bailey before watching ‎Darlene …

2020-05-26: For art today in the Micro.blog challenge I’m posting one of Bong Joon Ho’s storyboards …

2020-05-25: Watching Olivier Assayas’ intriguing and enigmatic 2014 film CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA again. 🎥

2020-05-25: I can’t draw, so for the final week of the Micro.blog May challenge with art, I’ll post …

2020-05-24: My final Micro.blog book pick is THE WELL-FILLED TORTILLA COOKBOOK by Victoria Wise and Susanna …

2020-05-24: Just watched MYTHIC QUEST: QUARANTINE which brilliantly works within the constraints of this new …

2020-05-24: Roxy Music the cat in a paper bag.

2020-05-24: Veggie burgers cooling.

2020-05-24: Sourdough pretzels cooling. 🥨

2020-05-23: While I’m reading his latest novel now, for my Micro.blog book pick for today I’ll highlight …

2020-05-23: Walking along the dykes today.

2020-05-22: My Micro.blog book recommendation for today is Amy Sedaris’ unique I LIKE YOU: HOSPITALITY UNDER THE …

2020-05-22: Black pepper pot tofu.

2020-05-21: My book pick for today is Michael Ondaatje’s THE CONVERSATIONS: WALTER MURCH AND THE ART OF EDITING …

2020-05-21: Many great films are available all the time on MUBI in their library, including LOS ANGELES PLAYS …

2020-05-20: My Micro.blog book challenge sprint pick for the day is ARTISAN BREAD IN FIVE MINUTES A DAY by Jeff …

2020-05-20: Watching Diane Kurys 1977 film PEPPERMINT SODA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-05-20: Sourdough loaf cooling.

2020-05-19: Saw an eagle in a tree while walking in Reservoir Park today.

2020-05-19: Today my Micro.blog Book Recommendation Challenge Sprint I’ll recommend the nice little book …

2020-05-18: A glass of the delicious Isolator Dopplebock from Unfiltered.

2020-05-18: My book pick for the Micro.blog Book Recommendation Challenge Sprint for today is Flann O’Brien’s …

2020-05-17: Tiny violet coloured flowers.

2020-05-17: Had a wonderful 52 km bike ride mainly on the trails around Wolfville and it felt really great. …

2020-05-16: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2013 film TOUCHY FEELY again. 🎥

2020-05-16: So sad to hear of the passing of Lynn Shelton. Such a talented director who brought sensitivity and …

2020-05-16: Indigo.

2020-05-15: Watching Rachel Talalay’s 1995 film TANK GIRL for the first time. 🍿

2020-05-15: Blue

2020-05-14: Crispy Cheesy Pan Pizza which was quite delicious.

2020-05-14: Green.

2020-05-13: Yellow.

2020-05-12: Cheddar Beer Bread Rolls cooling.

2020-05-12: Orange cat.

2020-05-11: Watching Matt Wolf’s 2020 documentary SPACESHIP EARTH. 🎥

2020-05-11: I love how my town has put signs like this with different quotes all around the town.

2020-05-11: Red. 📷

2020-05-10: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2019 film SWORD OF TRUST on Netflix. 🎥

2020-05-10: Veggie lasagna cooling.

2020-05-10: “We mustn’t linger. It is easy to get lost in memories.” – Emily in WORLD OF …

2020-05-09: Made some fried rice for supper last night.

2020-05-09: “you know how it is about those things, as though you do a film on your own. It’s a lie. You …

2020-05-08: “For me cinema is about time and space.” – Chantal Akerman 💬

2020-05-07: “if I can come home from working on a little film after doing it for 45 years and say, “I …

2020-05-07: Sourdough loaves cooling.

2020-05-06: ”Sometimes it’s good to do what you’re supposed to do when you’re supposed to do …

2020-05-05: Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup for supper tonight.

2020-05-05: “I started thinking about why cinema is good for the soul, and what it gives us. In a nutshell, what …

2020-05-04: Sourdough chocolate cake iced and ready to eat.

2020-05-04: Made some nachos with chili and cilantro on top for lunch.

2020-05-04: M. GUSTAVE You see? There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric …

2020-05-03: View of Blomidon from Reservoir Park.

2020-05-03: French toast made with Italian Hearth bread.

2020-05-02: Just about time to watch THE BIG LEBOWSKI again as part of TIFF Stay-at-Home Cinema. 🍿🎥

2020-05-02: Italian Hearth Bread cooling. 🍞

2020-05-02: It’s a good day to make some chili and Italian bread.

2020-05-01: Cheese pizza cooling.

2020-05-01: Lots of great films added to The Criterion Channel including Chantal Akerman’s hard-to-find …

2020-05-01: Tonight I’m going to watch Pablo Larrain’s latest film EMA streaming for free on MUBI today. 🔗 …

2020-05-01: So glad that the parks and trails are opening up in Nova Scotia. Getting outside is so nice when the …

2020-04-30: Sourdough Popovers fresh from the oven.

2020-04-29: Pizza with feta, olives, yellow pepper, and cilantro.

2020-04-28: Really loving RUN which is fun and different. Merritt Weaver and Domhnall Gleason are two of my …

2020-04-28: Watching Laurie Lynd’s 2019 documentary film KILLING PATIENT ZERO. 🎥

2020-04-28: With some snow falling and wind blowing it feels good to be working from home.

2020-04-27: Watching Samuel Fuller’s fascinating 1959 noir THE CRIMSON KIMONO on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-04-27: Shakshuka dinner.

2020-04-26: Sourdough loaves made with 3/5ths bread flour and 2/5ths Red Fife. 🍞

2020-04-26: Cookies.

2020-04-25: Watching Pamela B. Green’s 2018 documentary BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ …

2020-04-25: Watching John Ford’s 1935 film THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING in The Criterion Channel’s …

2020-04-25: Thinking that today is a good day for a bike ride.

2020-04-23: Watching Eliza Hittman’s 2020 film NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS. 🎥

2020-04-23: Face in cinnamon bun bread.

2020-04-23: Cinnamon bun bread cooling.

2020-04-23: Thinking that today would be a good day to make some cinnamon bun bread in the bread machine. 🍞

2020-04-21: Everything seems to be better when the sun is shining and it’s a bit warmer outside.

2020-04-20: Sunset through branches.

2020-04-20: Watching Perry Henzell’s 1972 Jamaican film THE HARDER THEY COME on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-04-17: Watching John Hughes 1985 classic film THE BREAKFAST CLUB again as part of TIFF-at-Home. 🍿

2020-04-17: Listening to the new Fiona Apple album which I’m enjoying a lot, especially, “Fetch The Bolt …

2020-04-17: Bread from the bread machine. 🍞

2020-04-16: Watching Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2015 film JOURNEY TO THE SHORE on MUBI. 🎥

2020-04-16: Time for some pizza.

2020-04-16: Very glad that I have a bread machine and I can pop in the ingredients and let it mix and knead …

2020-04-15: Maintaining a regular schedule and trying to balance out work and breaks at home can be a challenge …

2020-04-13: Watching Sidney Poitier and Paul Newman in Martin Ritt’s 1961 film PARIS BLUES on The …

2020-04-13: Veggie burgers cooling.

2020-04-13: Making a big batch of CHOW Veggie Burgers on this holiday afternoon. 🍔

2020-04-12: Getting ready for #CriterionMovieClub and watching the 1958 film noir MURDER BY CONTRACT on The …

2020-04-12: Watching Douglas Sirk’s 1947 thriller LURED on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-04-12: Crocus

2020-04-10: Snow is starting to fall and it seems like a good day to make some soup or possibly soups. Tomato …

2020-04-09: Watching Christian Petzold’s brilliant 2014 film PHOENIX again. 🎥

2020-04-09: Watching Radiohead – Live From a Tent in Dublin streaming on YouTube now. I’ve always wanted to see …

2020-04-09: Sign

2020-04-08: Watching Sophie Fiennes’ 2017 film GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI on Kanopy. 🎥

2020-04-08: Watching Joan Tewkesbury’s 1979 film OLD BOYFRIENDS on Kanopy. 🎥

2020-04-08: Watching Sophie Deraspe’s 2019 Québécois film ANTIGONE. 🎥

2020-04-07: Just watched the delightful Maine noir BLOW THE MAN DOWN and it was quite fun.

2020-04-07: Leonard Cohen the cat dozing in the morning sun.

2020-04-05: Fresh cornbread.

2020-04-05: Apple Crisp cooking.

2020-04-05: Kidney beans soaking.

2020-04-04: Watching Rita Hayworth in Alexander Hall’s 1947 film DOWN TO EARTH on the Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-04-04: Watching Martin Ritt’s 1957 film EDGE OF THE CITY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-04-04: Edge of mushroom and cheese pizza cooling on rack.

2020-04-04: Loaf of bread from the bread machine. 🍞

2020-04-02: Watching Anna Rose Holmer’s remarkable 2015 film THE FITS again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-04-02: Cheese and mushroom pizza fresh from the oven.

2020-04-02: Watching Corneliu Porumboiu’s brilliantly constructed and dryly humorous 2019 Romanian …

2020-04-02: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies cooling.

2020-04-02: Feels like a good day to make some cookies. 🍪

2020-04-01: Watching Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper in Howard Hawks’ 1941 comedy BALL OF FIRE on the …

2020-04-01: On what would have been his 100th birthday I’m watching the great Toshiro Mifune in …

2020-04-01: Trying to balance everything out in working at home with working and taking breaks and not to …

2020-03-31: Watching the Aretha Franklin concert documentary Amazing Grace (2018) directed by Sydney Pollack and …

2020-03-30: A couple of sourdough loaves cooling.

2020-03-30: One of the very nice things about working from home is the ability to bake bread. 🍞

2020-03-29: For my 30th film in March Around the World I’m watching the 2019 Icelandic film THE COUNTY. 🎥 …

2020-03-29: Sunday night cooking as I make Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas for supper tonight with a …

2020-03-29: Chalkboard at Just Us! in Wolfville.

2020-03-28: As the March Around the World challenge approaches the end of the month I’m watching the …

2020-03-28: Black Pepper Tofu Pot.

2020-03-28: Listening to Beach House and making a Black Pepper Tofu Pot for supper.

2020-03-28: Loaf fresh from the bread machine.

2020-03-27: Watching the Instagram Live stream from TIFF with Cameron Bailey and Mandy Patinkin before watching …

2020-03-26: Chocolate chip cookies.

2020-03-26: Bread fresh from the bread machine.

2020-03-25: Was very lucky to get some AirPods Pro in a fundraising auction and they’re the best headphones I’ve …

2020-03-25: The cat named Roxy Music.

2020-03-24: Coffee cake cooling.

2020-03-24: Enjoying working at home as the snow falls outside without worrying about needing to get the …

2020-03-23: Tonight in my March Around the World viewing I’m watching the 1925 German film VARIETY on The …

2020-03-22: Loaves of sourdough cooling.

2020-03-21: March Around the World continues with a film from the UK with IN FABRIC from 2018 directed by Peter …

2020-03-21: As part of March Around the World 2020 I’m watching Roberto Rossellini’s 1952 Italian …

2020-03-21: Stay safe.

2020-03-20: Continuing to March Around the World with François Truffaut’s 1969 film ‎MISSISSIPPI MERMAID …

2020-03-20: Grilled cheese and tomato soup at home.

2020-03-20: Watching Edward Yang’s 1985 Taiwanese film TAIPEI STORY on the Criterion Channel as part of …

2020-03-20: Maintaining my regular routine and making some tomato soup to go with a grilled cheese sandwich for …

2020-03-19: Cinnamon bun bread.

2020-03-19: Listening to Wolf Parade and dancing around the kitchen as I boil water for pasta and some cinnamon …

2020-03-18: Snowy stream.

2020-03-17: Fresh veggie burgers.

2020-03-17: Continuing my March Around the World with Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s 1968 Cuban film MEMORIES OF …

2020-03-17: Hamburger buns cooling.

2020-03-16: Fresh bread cooling.

2020-03-16: Starting March Break right by getting some sourdough ready for baking this morning.

2020-03-15: It’s in trying times like these that people reveal who they are. The small gestures of kindness and …

2020-03-14: Just before flipping and pressing the coffee.

2020-03-13: Cheese pizza made with dough from Birdies.

2020-03-13: Frosty roof of the car.

2020-03-11: Watching Antonella Sudassassi’s 2019 Costa Rican film The Awakening of the Ants on MUBI as …

2020-03-10: Watching Greta Gerwig’s wonderful 2019 adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN again. 🎥

2020-03-08: Watching Dominga Sotomayor’s 2018 Chilean film TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG as part of my March …

2020-03-08: Had an inspiring time at the Women Making Waves conference yesterday. Women in Film and Television …

2020-03-05: Tonight I continue the March Around the World challenge with Miloš Forman’s 1967 film THE …

2020-03-04: Continuing my March Around the World challenge with Kenji Mizoguchi’s 1951 Japanese film MISS …

2020-03-02: Starting the March Around the World 2020 – Brazil challenge with the 1931 Brazilian silent film …

2020-02-29: Watching Jean Cocteau’s 1950 film ORPHEUS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-02-29: About to watch Céline Sciamma’a brilliant and beautiful PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE again in …

2020-02-28: Watching Todd Haynes’ bold and under appreciated 2017 film WONDERSTRUCK again. 🎥

2020-02-23: Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

2020-02-22: Watching Jessica Hausner’s 2019 film LITTLE JOE in iTunes. 🎥

2020-02-22: Dancing around the house to Radiohead as I wait for supper to finish cooking. As you do.

2020-02-22: Made some lentil balls to go with pasta.

2020-02-21: Friday night poutine with delightfully fresh and squeaky cheese curds.

2020-02-21: Warming up with a grilled cheese and tomato soup at Birdies.

2020-02-19: Watching Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1972 film ‎UN FLIC on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-02-18: Just rewatched Ira Sachs’ beautiful and delicately constructed film FRANKIE again. 🎥

2020-02-18: Coin check!

2020-02-18: Veggie burgers cooling.

2020-02-17: Sourdough cooling.

2020-02-17: Roxy Music the cat.

2020-02-16: Girlhood

2020-02-14: Watching Ernst Lubitsch’s 1940 film THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-02-12: Snow day bread from the bread machine.

2020-02-12: Snow day tree and clouds.

2020-02-11: Watching Madeleine Olnek’s 2018 film WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY in iTunes. 🎥

2020-02-09: Sunday night pizza.

2020-02-09: Starting my #AltOscarParty by watching Mati Diop’s 2013 experimental documentary film ‎A …

2020-02-09: Posted a bit about my favourite films of 2019 along with some stats about my viewing of films last …

2020-02-08: Part way through Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet on Apple TV+ and it’s a really great show blending …

2020-02-08: Really enjoying PICARD and how it recontextualizes many of the themes and ideas of the other Star …

2020-02-07: Grilled cheese and tomato soup that I made in the bread machine.

2020-02-05: Watching François Truffaut’s 1971 film TWO ENGLISH GIRLS on The Criterion Channel. I was …

2020-02-05: Early morning snow on car roof.

2020-02-04: Savoury cheese bread cooling.

2020-02-04: Watching Christian Petzold’s 2007 film YELLA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2020-02-04: Sky over Halifax this morning.

2020-02-03: Beans soaking.

2020-02-02: Watching Ruben Östlund great 2017 uncomfortable satire THE SQUARE again. 🎥

2020-02-02: Chili spices before I ground them.

2020-02-02: First attempt at Portuguese cornbread.

2020-02-01: Chocolate chip cookies.

2020-02-01: Bread from the bread machine.

2020-01-31: Grilled cheese and soup at Birdies as usual on Friday.

2020-01-31: The overwhelmingly positive vibe on micro.blog is so encouraging and demonstrates how it’s still …

2020-01-30: Chickpea noodle soup.

2020-01-29: Watching Leslie Harris’ 1992 film JUST ANOTHER GIRL ON THE I.R.T. before it leaves The …

2020-01-29: Clouds in the morning sky.

2020-01-28: Chickpea curry and rice.

2020-01-26: Sourdough loaves cooling.

2020-01-25: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 satirical masterpiece DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO …

2020-01-25: Watching Lee Ok-seop’s 2018 South Korean film ‎MAGGIE on MUBI. 🎥

2020-01-24: FISHING WITH JOHN is on The Criterion Channel. Glad to be able to watch the strange and wonderful …

2020-01-24: Watching Sidney Lumet’s brilliant 1976 satire NETWORK again. 🎥

2020-01-24: View of Halifax harbour this morning.

2020-01-24: Watched the first episode of Picard last night and I really enjoyed it. Patrick Stewart is such a …

2020-01-23: Morning clouds.

2020-01-22: Morning light and path.

2020-01-22: Watching one of my favourite films from last year, Claire Denis’ melancholy and stylized …

2020-01-21: The view at work this morning.

2020-01-20: Watching Céline Sciamma’s naturalistic and beautiful 2011 film TOMBOY again on The Criterion …

2020-01-20: New IKEA espresso maker.

2020-01-19: Cinnamon bun bread made in a bread machine.

2020-01-19: Mushroom and chickpea Wellington for supper tonight.

2020-01-18: Hamburger buns cooling.

2020-01-17: Watching Martin Scorsese’s brilliant 1993 adaptation of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE again. 🎥

2020-01-17: Friday night cheese pizza.

2020-01-16: Chocolate chip cookies

2020-01-15: Watching Bong Joon-ho’s rock-solid metaphorical masterpiece PARASITE again. 🎥

2020-01-15: Cheese pizza.

2020-01-15: In lovely and unexpected film-related news, just got a notification that my pre-order of Bong …

2020-01-14: Trying another sourdough loaf in the bread machine.

2020-01-14: Watching Almodóvar’s beautiful 2019 film PAIN AND GLORY again in iTunes. 🎥

2020-01-12: Watching Scott Z. Burns’ 2019 film THE REPORT on Prime. 🎥

2020-01-12: Made some delicious risotto using the Jam program of the bread machine.

2020-01-12: Loaf from the bread machine.

2020-01-12: Making Bread in a Bread Machine Baking bread is one of my favourite things to cook and after years of practice I’ve finally …

2020-01-12: Thinking that I am sleepier than I thought this morning as it seems that I filled the aeropress with …

2020-01-11: Oil rig in the harbour for repair.

2020-01-10: Baked macaroni and cheese for supper tonight.

2020-01-10: Watching Spike Jonze’s 2002 film ADAPTATION again. 🎥

2020-01-09: Rotini with sauce and lentil balls for supper.

2020-01-08: Sourdough loaf made in the bread machine.

2020-01-08: Watching the strangely sweet 2018 Portuguese film DIAMANTINO on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-01-08: Snow days are delightfully productive for me as eliminating the commute and being at home means I’m …

2020-01-07: Clouds in evening sky.

2020-01-06: Trying out my new Zojirushi bread machine.

2020-01-05: Watching Susan Seidelman’s 1989 film COOKIE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2020-01-05: Veggie shepherds pie cooling.

2020-01-04: Watching some of the Criterion Collection’s ‘70s Science Fiction with Michael …

2020-01-04: Pizza before heading into the oven.

2020-01-03: First grilled cheese of the new year.

2020-01-02: Watching Penny Lane’s 2019 documentary HAIL SATAN? on Netflix. 🍿

2020-01-02: Small travel mug.

2020-01-01: Coffee in one of my favourite mugs.

2019-12-31: Watched UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES again earlier today and probably going to fall …

2019-12-31: Here are my top 20 favourite films of 2019. It was a very good year for films. 🎥

2019-12-31: Made a list of my favourite 45 films from 2010-2019 in release order. 🎥

2019-12-31: Letterboxd has made such a huge difference in how I keep track of the films that I watch and it …

2019-12-30: A list of films I loved that I saw for the first time in 2019: KAILI BLUES, ISLAND OF HUNGRY GHOSTS, …

2019-12-29: Really loved LITTLE WOMEN. Greta Gerwig uses the whole spaghetti factory brilliantly with a …

2019-12-28: Watching one of my favourite films of 2018 again, Alice Rohrwacher’s transcendently beautiful …

2019-12-26: Sleepy dogs.

2019-12-25: Cookie in sunlight.

2019-12-24: Ho ho ho!

2019-12-23: Angel atop mom and dad’s tree.

2019-12-21: Saturday sourdough loaf.

2019-12-20: I’ve been a supporter of 99% Invisible since 2015. The diverse and fascinating podcasts of …

2019-12-16: Fresh cinnamon buns.

2019-12-15: Sunday sourdough.

2019-12-14: LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is amazing and I wish I’d seen it in 3D. Kind of like a film noir that …

2019-12-14: Watching Bi Gan’s 2018 film LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT in iTunes. 🎥

2019-12-14: Calzones cooling.

2019-12-14: Saturday night cheese pizza.

2019-12-13: Frosty morning.

2019-12-09: Watching Noah Baumbach’s MARRIAGE STORY on Netflix. 🎥

2019-12-08: Fresh sourdough loaves.

2019-12-05: The sky yesterday afternoon.

2019-12-04: Watching Nietzchka Keene’s 1990 film THE JUNIPER TREE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-12-04: Black Pepper Tofu Pot.

2019-12-03: Whipped up some nachos for supper.

2019-12-03: Watching Ruth Beckermann’s brilliant 2018 documentary THE WALDHEIM WALTZ again. 🎥

2019-12-02: My well-used cutting board.

2019-11-30: I saw some great films for the first time in November: THE WONDERS, I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN …

2019-11-30: Mati Diop’s 2019 film ATLANTICS is on Netflix now. An extraordinarily beautiful and moving …

2019-11-29: Nothing better on a cold and windy day than a grilled cheese and tomato soup at Birdies.

2019-11-27: THE IRISHMAN is some of Scorsese’s best work with a fantastic cast telling a story in a way that …

2019-11-24: Watching Alice Rohrwacher’s 2011 film ‎CORPO CELESTE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-11-24: Sourdough Sunday night. Tried out some multigrain flour and it came out well.

2019-11-23: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is Nicolas Ray’s 1948 THEY LIVE BY NIGHT on The Criterion …

2019-11-23: Disconnecting a Device From an IKEA Trådfri Remote I love having smart lights in my home and keep adding more. I like the Trådfri system from IKEA …

2019-11-22: Watching Christian Petzold’s 2008 film JERICHOW on The Criterion Channel for my #Noirvember …

2019-11-22: Travel mug in morning light.

2019-11-18: Saw Almodóvar’s PAIN AND GLORY today and it’s such a beautiful film. One of his best. The only …

2019-11-17: Pinto beans soaking.

2019-11-16: Hamburger buns cooling.

2019-11-15: For my #Noirvember film tonight it’s Byron Haskin’s 1949 film TOO LATE FOR TEARS. 🍿

2019-11-15: Cheese, mushroom, and basil pizza made with Birdies dough.

2019-11-13: Watching a film noir from Bhutan on MUBI for my #Noirvember film today with Dechen Roder’s …

2019-11-12: Samson the cat peeking out from a tube.

2019-11-12: Choice Kippers box.

2019-11-12: Watching Radu Jude’s 2018 Romanian film I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS …

2019-11-11: Time for another film for #Noirvember with Mervyn LeRoy’s 1941 JOHNNY EAGER. 🍿

2019-11-10: Looking forward to sharing Heather Young’s powerful debut feature MURMUR with an audience at the …

2019-11-10: Silver Wave Film Festival poster.

2019-11-07: Cloudy sky with ferry in the harbour.

2019-11-07: The Silver Wave Film Festival kicks off tonight and I’ll be heading up to Fredericton tomorrow to …

2019-11-05: Finally saw THE LIGHTHOUSE. Proud of the Nova Scotia crew who help craft it. It’s a fever dream of a …

2019-11-05: Trees against the morning sky.

2019-11-04: Leaves on the car roof.

2019-11-03: Time for some Japanese film noir with A Colt Is My Passport directed by Takashi Nomura from 1967 on …

2019-11-03: Apple pie cooling.

2019-11-03: French gingerbread spices before grinding to put in an apple pie.

2019-11-02: Time to make some pasta.

2019-11-02: Leaves on pavement.

2019-11-01: Cheese pizza made with Birdies pizza dough.

2019-11-01: Got my metal Criterion Channel subscriber card in the mail today.

2019-10-31: Favourite new-to-me films for October 2019: THE HOUSEMAID (1960) EL CAMINO (2019) THE LAUNDROMAT …

2019-10-30: 1-Pot Pumpkin Black Bean Soup.

2019-10-30: Very excited to see that The Criterion Channel will be streaming Hu Bo’s amazing and heartbreaking …

2019-10-29: Watching Sophie Letourneur ’s 2014 film GABY BABY DOLL on MUBI. 🍿

2019-10-29: Morning light.

2019-10-28: Installed a mirror in the bathroom.

2019-10-28: Watching Ursula Meier’s 2008 film HOME on MUBI. 🎥

2019-10-27: Sourdough cinnamon buns fresh from the oven.

2019-10-27: Cheese and pesto pizza cooling.

2019-10-26: Thinking of what I want to cook this weekend and just about everything starts with the letter “p”. …

2019-10-25: Muffin Tin Frittatas with salsa for supper.

2019-10-25: Beside the campus this afternoon.

2019-10-25: Watching Craig Brewer’s film ‎DOLEMITE IS MY NAME on Netflix. 🍿

2019-10-24: Leaf in morning light on car roof.

2019-10-23: Finished watching the first season of ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA last night and I really …

2019-10-21: Seagull on light.

2019-10-20: Fall Green Pizza from Morris East.

2019-10-19: I really enjoyed THE LAUNDROMAT on Netflix. I like what Soderbergh and Netflix are doing.

2019-10-19: Leaf on the hood of the car.

2019-10-18: My traditional Friday lunch.

2019-10-17: Rain dapple car roof.

2019-10-16: Morning sky with moon.

2019-10-15: Peppercorns.

2019-10-14: Close to some sourdough bread cooling after coming out of the oven.

2019-10-14: Sign on the outside wall of the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville.

2019-10-13: Japanese milk bread rolls cooling.

2019-10-13: Pumpkin pie cooling.

2019-10-12: Baked some macaroni and cheese for supper.

2019-10-11: Watching Bong Joon Ho’s 2006 film THE HOST again on Hoopla. 🍿

2019-10-11: Watching Vince Gilligan’s new film EL CAMINO on Netflix. 🍿

2019-10-11: Really want to see PARASITE in a theatre again. Wish it was playing around here. Bong is amazing in …

2019-10-11: Grilled cheese for lunch.

2019-10-11: Coffee.

2019-10-10: Having a William Wellman double bill today after watching James Cagney in THE PUBLIC ENEMY this …

2019-10-10: Tiny flowers beside a path.

2019-10-09: Watching the 1960 South Korean film THE HOUSEMAID on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-10-09: I guess I’m not watching ISMAEL’S GHOSTS as it doesn’t appear to be available on Hoopla.

2019-10-09: Catching up on films and watching Arnaud Desplechin’s 2017 film ISMAEL’S GHOSTS on …

2019-10-09: Roof of car and streetlight in early morning light.

2019-10-08: Hop-shaped lamp in the new Sea Level Brewhouse.

2019-10-07: Clouds in the morning sky.

2019-10-07: Watching Agnieszka Holland’s 2017 film ‎SPOOR on MUBI. 🎥

2019-10-06: Roasted veggie and pinto bean tacos on fresh corn tortillas.

2019-10-06: Watching Shirley Clarke’s 1985 documentary ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA on The Criterion Channel. …

2019-10-06: Cauliflower coated with spices before roasting.

2019-10-06: Chili spices before grinding with a mortar and pestle.

2019-10-05: Sourdough Beer Bread from a King Arthur Flour recipe.

2019-10-05: Apple crisp.

2019-10-04: Watching Shane Carruth’s strange, beautiful, and brilliant UPSTREAM COLOR again on The …

2019-10-04: Lunchtime walk on a cloudy day.

2019-10-03: With so many films from Shirley Clarke on The Criterion Channel now, we should maybe make Shirley …

2019-10-03: “Giving anything form gives you confidence in the universe.” – Robert Frost in Shirley …

2019-10-03: Tree reflected in the car roof as seen by the wide angle lens of my new iPhone 11 Pro.

2019-09-30: Watching the ByNWR presentation of EARS, EYES AND THROATS: RESTORED CLASSIC AND LOST PUNK FILMS 1976 …

2019-09-29: Close to sourdough bread fresh from the oven.

2019-09-29: I had a great time at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival again this year and I wrote about …

2019-09-29: Petals hanging on.

2019-09-27: Morning light in the rear view mirror.

2019-09-25: Black Pepper Tofu Pot

2019-09-23: Watching Claire Denis’ hauntingly beautiful ‎White Material again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-09-23: My well-used notebook.

2019-09-22: Sunday sourdough.

2019-09-21: Sunset.

2019-09-20: Heart of a lighthouse.

2019-09-19: The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is over. This year the theatres were a bit more full …

2019-09-19: Seated for what could be my 26th and final film of the 39th edition of the FIN Atlantic …

2019-09-19: Flowers seen on a walk.

2019-09-19: As the final day of a great FIN Atlantic International Film Festival begins I’ve watched 25 films – …

2019-09-18: At the beginning of day 7 of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival I’ve seen 21 films – 15 …

2019-09-18: Centre of orange flower.

2019-09-18: Up close to a flower.

2019-09-17: As day 6 of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival begins I’ve seen 17 films. 12 fiction and 5 …

2019-09-16: Curious duck.

2019-09-16: Today the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival starts their Restored! series of 4 films from the …

2019-09-15: Waiting in line for my most anticipated film of the FIN Atlantic Film Festival, VARDA BY AGNÈS from …

2019-09-15: Really looking forward to seeing the amazing Agnès Varda’s final film, VARDA by AGNÈS tonight …

2019-09-15: At the end of the third day of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival I’ve seen 9 films that …

2019-09-14: About to see PARASITE on Bong Joon-Ho’s birthday as my 9th film for the FIN Atlantic International …

2019-09-14: Coffee mug at Black Sheep.

2019-09-14: Day 2 of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I’ve watched 5 films so far and enjoyed them …

2019-09-13: Settled in to my seat and ready for the Gala screening of PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE at the end of a …

2019-09-13: FIN Atlantic International Film Festival sidewalk art directing people towards the theatres filled …

2019-09-11: Waiting for a ferry.

2019-09-10: Morning dew on the car roof.

2019-09-09: A preview of the fiction features screening at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival later …

2019-09-09: Sunflower rescued from Hurricane Dorian.

2019-09-08: Broken tree in the backyard.

2019-09-07: Having a beer by LED candlelight in the power-free Hurricane Dorian evening.

2019-09-06: TVP stuffed green peppers.

2019-09-05: Sunflower greeting the morning.

2019-09-05: We’re a week away from the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I have a preview of …

2019-09-04: Chairs in the studio.

2019-09-03: Bee on sunflower.

2019-09-02: Chalk art in front of my driveway at the street party in my lovely neighbourhood.

2019-09-02: Sunflower in a non-traditional colour.

2019-09-01: Watching Claire Denis’ sublime and beautiful 2008 film 35 SHOTS OF RUM again on The Criterion …

2019-09-01: Cheese and mushroom pizza cooling.

2019-09-01: Sourdough bread cooling.

2019-09-01: A big blog post on The Films of Agnès Varda as I remember of the greatest filmmakers. 🎥

2019-09-01: UPSTREAM COLOR and 35 SHOTS OF RUM are now streaming on The Criterion Channel! 🎥

2019-08-31: Just watched Hal Ashby’s wonderful HAROLD AND MAUDE for the first time and following it up …

2019-08-31: Black-eyed Susan in the sun.

2019-08-30: A double bill tonight with strong women with Almodovar’s ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER and Barbara Stanwyck in …

2019-08-30: It’s grilled cheese day at Birdies. 😊

2019-08-29: Finally watching Joanna Hogg’s 2019 film ‎THE SOUVENIR. 🎥

2019-08-29: View of the harbour yesterday.

2019-08-28: Leaf on the car as the sun rises.

2019-08-27: Close to a closed Black-eyed Susan.

2019-08-27: Sunflower ready to greet the sun.

2019-08-26: Close to a sunflower before emerging.

2019-08-25: Sourdough loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-08-24: Abandoned blue jay nest.

2019-08-23: Cooking some English muffins.

2019-08-22: Sunflower before flowering.

2019-08-21: Watching the documentary AMERICAN FACTORY directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert on Netflix. 🍿

2019-08-21: Cheese pizza cooling.

2019-08-21: A new blog post about archiving what you post online and where you post things.

2019-08-20: Tiny flower.

2019-08-19: Healthy snack.

2019-08-19: Watching Seijun Suzuki’s 1960 film ‎TAKE AIM AT THE POLICE VAN on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-08-19: Ant climbing on sunflower.

2019-08-19: Close to a sunflower before flowering..

2019-08-18: Close to a Black-eyed Susan before blossoming.

2019-08-18: Planning to Attend a Film Festival The big film festival in Atlantic Canada is the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival which …

2019-08-17: Getting close to the centre of a coneflower.

2019-08-17: Blueberries up close.

2019-08-16: Watching Frank Capra’s 1930 film ‎LADIES OF LEISURE in the Criterion Channel’s …

2019-08-16: Chickpea Bolognaise sauce.

2019-08-15: Watching Athina Rachel Tsangari’s strange and unique ‎ATTENBERG again on The Criterion …

2019-08-15: Sunflower on the verge Of emerging.

2019-08-15: Batch of English muffins fresh off the grill.

2019-08-14: Black eyed Susan.

2019-08-13: Sweet and sour veggie balls.

2019-08-12: Ball of yarn.

2019-08-12: Watching Athina Rachel Tsangari’s strange and playful science fictional 2000 film ‎THE SLOW …

2019-08-12: Two loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-08-11: Lotus flowers and lily pads.

2019-08-11: Water Lilly.

2019-08-10: Flag of the French Ministry of the Navy at Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal.

2019-08-09: Watching Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s strange and wonderful ‎WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS …

2019-08-08: Cooling loaf of bread.

2019-08-07: Pizza ready for the oven.

2019-08-07: Purple coneflower blossoming.

2019-08-06: Purple coneflower starting to emerge.

2019-08-05: Found my copy of the TRUE STORIES book before watching the new Criterion edition of David Byrne’s …

2019-08-05: Packing up to leave Sackville after a truly wonderful Sappyfest. It’s the 14th edition of the music …

2019-08-05: Republic of Sappyfest banner on fence.

2019-08-04: Sackville Coke Bowling

2019-08-04: Top of a tent reflected in an americano.

2019-08-04: Lucky numbers.

2019-08-03: Sappyfest is the best fest. #Sappyforever

2019-08-03: Pride rock in Sackville.

2019-08-02: Spider on residence window.

2019-08-02: Checked in and ready for Sappyfest 14! #sappyforever 🤘🏼🎶

2019-08-01: Flowers beside Grand Lake.

2019-08-01: Taking it easy on a lovely summer afternoon before heading to Sackville tomorrow for my 13th …

2019-08-01: Favourite new-to-me films for July 2019: ENOUGH WITH CATCALLING, LA VIE DE BOHEME, AFRONAUTS, …

2019-07-31: Beside a concrete pier on Grand Lake.

2019-07-30: Big potato.

2019-07-29: View from a kayak on the Miramichi River.

2019-07-28: Lavender.

2019-07-27: Hotel room view

2019-07-26: A truly delicious fusilli pasta for lunch at Wild Caraway Restaurant and Cafe today.

2019-07-26: Flower on the table at the wonderful Wild Caraway Restaurant Cafe today.

2019-07-25: Bee and flower.

2019-07-24: Just finished watching the two seasons of Will Sharpe’s Flowers on Netflix and it’s one of the most …

2019-07-24: Water valve cover.

2019-07-24: Watching ‎THE GREAT HACK directed by Karim Amer & Jehane Noujaim on Netflix. 🍿

2019-07-23: Lotus flower in fountain.

2019-07-22: Fresh loaves of bread cooling on the counter.

2019-07-21: Watching Rebecca Miller’s ‎2002 film PERSONAL VELOCITY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-07-21: Fresh ravioli I just made.

2019-07-21: View from the dykes at low tide.

2019-07-20: Watching Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 thriller DIABOLIQUE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-07-20: Saturday morning omelette and toast.

2019-07-19: Fresh loaf of bread cooling.

2019-07-18: Sunflower growing before the flower emerges.

2019-07-17: Watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2007 masterpiece THERE WILL BE BLOOD again. 🎥

2019-07-17: Coffee cold brewing.

2019-07-16: Dandelion

2019-07-15: Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

2019-07-15: Cheese pizza I made last night.

2019-07-14: Clouds in the sky last night.

2019-07-13: Garden Cosmos

2019-07-13: Fresh loaves of bread cooling. 🍞

2019-07-13: Macchiato

2019-07-12: The flower known as edelweiss.

2019-07-11: Watching Aki Kaurismäki’s 1992 film ‎LA VIE DE BOHÈME on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-07-11: Bananas in the Public Gardens in Halifax.

2019-07-10: Hydrant.

2019-07-10: Peaceful morning meditation with the sun on my face, the wind gently moving the leaves in the trees, …

2019-07-09: Delicious cinnamon coffee soft serve cone from Dairy Bar this afternoon.

2019-07-08: Watching Chantal Akerman’s strange and brilliant ‎1978 film THE MEETINGS OF ANNA again on The …

2019-07-08: White flowers.

2019-07-07: Time to put on this jersey before watching some sports.

2019-07-07: Buttercup.

2019-07-06: Watching Sidney Lumet’s brilliant 1975 film ‎DOG DAY AFTERNOON again in iTunes. 🍿

2019-07-06: Playful neighbourhood cat in the driveway.

2019-07-05: Watching Powell and Pressburger’s 1946 drama ‎A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH again on The …

2019-07-05: Watching Ida Lupino’s 1966 film THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-07-05: Path through the woods.

2019-07-04: Seed on a tree.

2019-07-03: Watching Scorsese’s under appreciated 1985 comedic masterpiece AFTER HOURS again in iTunes. 🍿

2019-07-03: Halifax apartment building.

2019-07-02: Flavour of Love sundae from Dairy Bar featuring passion fruit curd, coconut, and graham cracker on …

2019-07-01: For some reason I think I like any film that has a moving shot of someone riding a bicycle. There is …

2019-07-01: Cheese pizza with mushrooms and yellow bell pepper.

2019-07-01: Favourite Films of the First Half of 2019 As July begins, it’s a good time to look at the films that I have enjoyed in the first half of …

2019-06-30: Watching Gustaf Molander’s 1939 Swedish film ‎INTERMEZZO on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-06-30: Plant growing.

2019-06-29: Watching Stig Björkman’s lovely 2015 documentary INGRID BERGMAN: IN HER OWN WORDS again on She …

2019-06-29: The eggs in the blue jay outside my bedroom window hatched this morning it seems. I took a peek this …

2019-06-29: Water droplets on daisy.

2019-06-28: Raindrops on leaves.

2019-06-28: Moroccan red lentil soup and grilled cheese.

2019-06-28: Watching the “Deadly Domestics” double bill of THE MAIDS and LA CÉRÉMONIE on The Criterion Channel. …

2019-06-27: Roasted cauliflower, carrot and black bean tacos on fresh corn tortillas for supper tonight.

2019-06-27: Fresh pasta and sauce with veggie sausage.

2019-06-26: Light on AirPod case.

2019-06-26: Watching Mia Hansen-Love’s subtle and beautiful ‎Things to Come again and remembering actress …

2019-06-25: Cinnamon buns fresh out of the oven.

2019-06-25: Buns ready to bake.

2019-06-25: Cinnamon buns rising.

2019-06-24: Blue jays built a nest just above my bedroom window which explains why they were making so much …

2019-06-24: Pizza braids.

2019-06-23: The cat named Leonard Cohen.

2019-06-23: Another Sunday, another loaf of bread.

2019-06-22: Watching Ali Abbasi’s 2018 Swedish film BORDER on Netflix. 🍿

2019-06-22: Looking towards Blomidon from Waterfront Park at high tide.

2019-06-22: I like how they use italics to differentiate “dogs” and “people” from the rest of the text.

2019-06-21: Watching Jim Jarmusch’s brilliant 1984 film STRANGER THAN PARADISE again on The Criterion …

2019-06-21: Cheese pizza cooling.

2019-06-21: Flower.

2019-06-20: Awaiting a clean install of the image for Fall on my laptop and looking forward to starting fresh …

2019-06-20: Seeds on the roof of the car.

2019-06-19: Bush with cruise ship in the background.

2019-06-18: So proud and happy after Convocation as Screen Arts students crossed the stage. It’s such a …

2019-06-18: Where we line up the students who will be graduating very soon.

2019-06-17: Lentil, TVP, and macaroni skillet for supper tonight.

2019-06-16: Watching a double bill of THE WICKER MAN and DON’T LOOK NOW on The Criterion Channel. I’ve not seen …

2019-06-16: Another Sunday, another pair of loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-06-15: Having a beer in my favourite beer bar downtown.

2019-06-15: Black sesame soft serve ice cream yesterday at Dairy Bar.

2019-06-14: Squeezing in some zombies on this fine afternoon via Jim Jarmusch with THE DEAD DON’T DIE before …

2019-06-14: Dandelions.

2019-06-14: Friday sourdough grilled cheese and tomato and basil soup with an orange cake bite for lunch at …

2019-06-13: Lupin.

2019-06-12: Sunset over Halifax harbour.

2019-06-12: Sign outside the NSCC Screen Arts year end screening.

2019-06-12: Rainbow on wall.

2019-06-11: Veggie empanada from El Gallo along with black beans and rice for supper.

2019-06-11: Finally watching the 1973 Senegalese film TOUKI BOUKI directed by Djibril Diop Mambéti on The …

2019-06-11: Seeds and pollen on the roof of the car.

2019-06-10: Panoramic view of Evangeline Beach mud flats with Blomidon in the distance.

2019-06-10: Morning light through tree branches.

2019-06-09: Mud flats at Evangeline Beach.

2019-06-09: Mushroom risotto I made for supper.

2019-06-09: Tulip

2019-06-08: Watching Penelope Spheeris’ 1981 music documentary ‎THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION on The …

2019-06-08: Punctuation matters.

2019-06-08: View at the end of the Look Off Trail at Blomidon Provincial Park.

2019-06-07: Made a tofu, veggies, and soba noodle stir fry for supper tonight.

2019-06-07: Watching Billy Wilder’s 1951 cynical masterpiece ‎ACE IN THE HOLE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-06-07: Seed on damp car roof.

2019-06-06: Hosta.

2019-06-05: Watching the Dorothy Arzner features on The Criterion Channel and enjoying discovering her craft at …

2019-06-05: Made pizza for supper tonight.

2019-06-05: Cloudy Halifax morning.

2019-06-04: Dairy Bar is back with some delicious banana soft serve.

2019-06-04: Lemon pinwheel at Birdies.

2019-06-04: Seeds on top of damp car roof.

2019-06-03: Car roof reflections.

2019-06-02: Split in the land at Cape Split.

2019-06-01: Watching John Cameron Mitchell’s exuberant musical ‎HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on The Criterion …

2019-06-01: Watching Agnès Varda’s brilliant 1976 portrait of the friendship of women, ‎ONE SINGS, THE …

2019-06-01: View at the end of the trail to Cape Split.

2019-06-01: Bread fresh from the oven.

2019-05-31: Double macchiato from this afternoon.

2019-05-31: Watching Wong Kar-wai’s beautiful ‎IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-05-31: Watching Nahnatchka Khan’s 2019 film ‎ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE on Netflix. 🍿

2019-05-31: Best new-to-me films watched in May 2019: HIGH LIFE, HER SMELL, BOOKSMART, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – …

2019-05-30: Raspberry ricotta mint danish from Birdies today.

2019-05-29: Watching Susan Seidelman’s grainy 1982 debut feature ‎SMITHEREENS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-05-29: Leaves starting to emerge.

2019-05-28: View out the front door last night.

2019-05-28: Going to BOOKSMART again because it’s funny and we need more great films with strong characters and …

2019-05-28: Tree and morning light reflecting on the car windshield.

2019-05-27: Watching Věra Chytilová’s brilliant debut feature, the 1963 documentary / drama hybrid …

2019-05-27: Apple blossoms I saw on the weekend.

2019-05-26: Cornbread muffins to go with the veggie chilli I just made.

2019-05-26: Country road on my bike ride yesterday.

2019-05-26: A couple of rustic loaves of bread cooling yesterday.

2019-05-25: Watching Jules Dassin’s 1968 film ‎UPTIGHT on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-05-25: Watching Louis Malle’s 1958 debut feature ‎ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS again on The Criterion …

2019-05-25: Labyrinth at The Tangled Garden.

2019-05-25: Sculpture at the centre of the labyrinth at The Tangled Garden in Grand Pré.

2019-05-24: BOOKSMART is a wonderful, honest, funny, and something you should see this weekend.

2019-05-24: Damp car roof.

2019-05-23: Empty studio after the filming was complete.

2019-05-22: Watching Claudia Weill’s wonderful 1978 story of female friendship ‎GIRLFRIENDS on The …

2019-05-22: Reflected sky on the car roof.

2019-05-21: Cafe film set for a student film.

2019-05-21: Heading to the theatre for some JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 on this foggy day. 🍿

2019-05-21: Ferry crossing the harbour.

2019-05-20: Veggie pizza for supper.

2019-05-19: Watching Paul Dano’s ‎subtle, quiet, and beautiful 2018 film WILDLIFE again on Netflix. 🎥

2019-05-19: Roof of a tent.

2019-05-18: Watching Delmer Daves’ 1956 Western JUBAL on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-05-18: Margherita pizza at Lightfoot & Wolfville.

2019-05-17: Pasta and sauce that I made from scratch.

2019-05-16: Penne, roasted tomatoes, Beyond Meat sausage, with a cream garlic sauce topped with pea shoots last …

2019-05-16: Raindrops and tree reflected in the side of the car.

2019-05-15: Watching the Coen Brothers’ BLOOD SIMPLE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-05-15: Walking trail on a drizzly day.

2019-05-14: Student film set.

2019-05-14: Sunrise reflected on car roof.

2019-05-13: At a promo screening for the 2018 farm documentary THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM directed by John Chester. …

2019-05-13: One of the little ponies at the Glitter Bean Cafe.

2019-05-13: Cheese pizza with cherry tomatoes on it.

2019-05-12: Watching Elisabeth Moss in the 2019 film HER SMELL directed by Alex Ross Perry. 🎥

2019-05-12: Flowers emerging.

2019-05-11: Watching Ken Loach’s 2012 film THE ANGELS’ SHARE again. 🎥

2019-05-11: Forgot my travel mug.

2019-05-10: Blossoms on tree branch.

2019-05-09: Morning shadows on the window blind.

2019-05-08: Watching the 2019 documentary KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE from Rachel Lears on Netflix. 🍿

2019-05-08: Remnants of rain on car roof as the sun rises.

2019-05-07: Time to watch the Czech New Wave anthology film ‎PEARLS OF THE DEEP from 1966 on The Criterion …

2019-05-07: Film set just about ready to go.

2019-05-06: At the Program Launch and keen to hear what HIFF will be showing this year.

2019-05-06: Tree beside Halifax Central Library.

2019-05-06: This week at work my film students are in three crews with each of the crews shooting a film a week …

2019-05-06: For Micro Monday I’d recommend @grayareas for some interesting thoughts on cinema.

2019-05-06: Dew on the roof of the car this morning.

2019-05-05: New leaves and old leaves.

2019-05-04: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1993 documentary THE YOUNG GIRLS TURN 25 on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-05-04: Finally watching Jacques Demy’s 1967 musical THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT on The Criterion …

2019-05-04: Unsettling, strange, and bold, HIGH LIFE is Claire Denis working in her own cinematic way. A …

2019-05-04: About to see my most-anticipated film of the year, Claire Denis’ strange sci-fi ‎HIGH LIFE in …

2019-05-04: Signs of spring.

2019-05-03: View from the fourth floor.

2019-05-03: Morning light through the trees accompanied by birds singing.

2019-05-02: Film set walls in the studio.

2019-05-01: Shadow from morning light through a window.

2019-04-30: Best new-to-me films for April 2019: Icelandic comedy BACK SOON, Danish animated short TORD AND …

2019-04-30: Morning sky.

2019-04-29: Watching the 1977 Russian film THE ASCENT directed by Larisa Shepitko on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-04-29: Morning sky.

2019-04-28: Looking at the harbour on Friday.

2019-04-28: New light in the sunroom.

2019-04-28: Had an interesting dream last night after watching Bi Gan’s film KAILI BLUES. I was on a film …

2019-04-27: Watching Bi Gan’s 2015 film ‎KAILI BLUES on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-04-27: Macchiato pattern.

2019-04-26: Watching Larisa Shepitko’s 1966 Russian film ‎WINGS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-04-26: Partridgeberry pinwheel at Birdies.

2019-04-26: Frosty car roof.

2019-04-25: Watching the languid French musical biography EDEN directed by Mia Hansen-Løve. 🎥

2019-04-25: Container ship coming in to the harbour.

2019-04-24: Baked macaroni and cheese for supper tonight.

2019-04-24: Remnants of winter.

2019-04-23: The Nashwaak River overflowing this weekend.

2019-04-22: Signs of spring.

2019-04-22: The remnants of winter on a foggy morning.

2019-04-21: Looking at the old mill in Marysville.

2019-04-21: Lichen on post.

2019-04-20: Pain au chocolate at Café Beaverbrook in Fredericton.

2019-04-19: Rain on the windshield before a road trip.

2019-04-18: Light post reflection on car roof.

2019-04-18: Watching the strangely wonderful 1966 film ‎DAISIES directed by Věra Chytilová on The Criterion …

2019-04-17: Snow on the car roof this morning.

2019-04-16: Watching Ali Kaurismaki’s funny and sad and beautiful THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE again on The …

2019-04-16: Command key.

2019-04-15: Trees and foggy harbour with George’s Island in the distance.

2019-04-14: Loaf baking in the oven.

2019-04-14: Loaf of bread proofing in cloth-lined banneton.

2019-04-14: I love it when I have time on the weekend to bake some bread.

2019-04-13: Watching the 1946 Columbia film noir SO DARK THE NIGHT directed by Joseph H.Lewis and playing on The …

2019-04-13: Wind turbine and solar panels.

2019-04-12: Watching WITHNAIL & I again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-04-12: Made pizza for supper.

2019-04-12: Picked up my bike from the shop and rode it home. New chain and cassette and I’m ready for a lot of …

2019-04-12: Tree beside walking trail on a beautiful day.

2019-04-12: Frost diffusing reflection of sky and trees on car roof.

2019-04-11: Roasted cauliflower and carrot and black bean and corn tacos on homemade corn tortillas.

2019-04-11: Trees against blue sky.

2019-04-10: Rabbit drawing and light bulbs in the Rabbit Hole Cafe.

2019-04-10: Roasted beet and lentil pate sandwich at Birdies.

2019-04-09: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 1974 deliberate and brilliant film JE, TU, IL, ELLE again on The …

2019-04-09: Since the prelaunch I’ve already watched 14 films on the Criterion Channel and it looks as …

2019-04-09: April snows bring May flowers.

2019-04-08: Watching Chantal Akerman’s strangely compelling silent 1972 feature HOTEL MONTEREY on The …

2019-04-08: The Criterion Channel is live now in Canada and the first thing I see is a collection of Agnès Varda …

2019-04-08: Morning sky reflected in the car roof.

2019-04-07: Fresh pasta I made for supper.

2019-04-07: Affagado at The Real Scoop in Wolfville.

2019-04-07: Looking towards Blomidon from beside the reservoir in Wolfville.

2019-04-07: Walking beside the reservoir in Wolfville.

2019-04-06: Japanese milk bread fresh from the oven.

2019-04-06: Watching the 2012 film QUEEN OF MONTREUIL directed by Sólveig Anspach on MUBI. 🍿

2019-04-06: Tasty vegan burger from the Edible Art Cafe in Greenwich today.

2019-04-05: Time for a Criterion Channel double Bill with John Woo’s LAST HURRAH FOR CHIVALRY and Jacques Demy’s …

2019-04-05: Pizza for supper.

2019-04-05: A wonderful grilled cheese and tomato soup lunch at Birdies today.

2019-04-05: Sunrise.

2019-04-04: Watching Sólveig Anspach’s 2008 Icelandic film BACK SOON on MUBI. 🍿

2019-04-04: Morning light through trees reflected on the roof of the car.

2019-04-03: Watching Kore-eda’s beautiful SHOPLIFTERS again. 🍿

2019-04-03: Buster Benson has launched a neat app called Pocket Biases that provides a great way to find out …

2019-04-03: End of grip arm on set.

2019-04-02: Watching Joanna Hogg’s 2010 film ARCHIPELAGO on Hoopla. 🍿

2019-04-02: Pizza ready for the oven.

2019-04-02: Morning sky reflected in windows.

2019-04-01: Wolfville parking lot with Blomidon in the distance.

2019-04-01: Rainy windshield.

2019-03-31: The best new-to-me films seen in March 2019: MOUTHPIECE, I AM WANDA, HALF-LIFE IN FUKUSHIMA, US, …

2019-03-31: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-03-30: Red lentil curry cooking.

2019-03-30: Crows flying.

2019-03-29: Tanker in the harbour.

2019-03-29: So sad to hear of the loss of the amazing Agnès Varda and happy that she was able to share her …

2019-03-28: Morning sun on bushes and trees.

2019-03-27: Lemon pistachio danish at Birdies.

2019-03-27: Moon in a clear morning sky.

2019-03-26: Watching the 2015 Niger-based remake of a certain Prince film RAIN THE COLOR OF BLUE WITH A LITTLE …

2019-03-26: Ferry in harbour this morning.

2019-03-25: Catching up on African cinema and watching ‎YEELEN from 1987 directed by Souleymane Cissé on MUBI.🎥

2019-03-25: Bought my pass for Sappyfest 14. I was sad to miss the best music festival last year after being …

2019-03-25: Sunrise on clouds.

2019-03-24: Sunlight on fresh bread.

2019-03-24: Where I'm Watching Films Now As the launch of The Criterion Channel approaches I’m thinking about where I watch films as I …

2019-03-24: Coffee beans.

2019-03-23: Watching Julie Dash’s beautiful 1991 film DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST again. 🎥

2019-03-23: I moved my blog over to Blot and I wrote about Moving Hosts on the blog.

2019-03-23: Pinto beans soaking.

2019-03-22: One of the reasons I love being on Micro.blog is the thought behind what they do. It’s time for …

2019-03-22: Filling some growlers with some of the best beer from Unfiltered.

2019-03-22: In the theatre ready to be scared by US directed by Jordan Peele. 🍿

2019-03-21: Watching BLUE VELVET again. I was at the world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival in …

2019-03-21: Frost on the windshield.

2019-03-20: Watching the gorgeous restoration of the 1945 film noir classic DETOUR on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-03-20: Moved my main blog over to Blot.im for hosting and I really love how it looks and works. Having …

2019-03-20: Sewer cover.

2019-03-20: Reflected window in my morning coffee.

2019-03-19: Spicy tofu and veggie stir fry cooking.

2019-03-19: Ginger Molasses Amber Ale cookies from a King Arthur Flour recipe.

2019-03-19: Fixing up old blog posts and finding typos that are 15 years old. But it’s fixed now so that …

2019-03-18: Fresh cheese pizza cooling.

2019-03-18: Moving my bitdepth.org blog over to @Blot and while importing I realized that some of my older posts …

2019-03-18: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-03-17: Delicious veggie tacos at La Torta in Wolfville.

2019-03-17: AeroPressing as Sunday begins.

2019-03-16: Watching Barbara Stanwyck in the pre-Code 1933 film BABY FACE directed by Alfred E. Green. 🍿

2019-03-16: Looking toward the dykes in downtown Wolfville.

2019-03-15: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s beautiful ‎BARRY LYNDON again. 🍿

2019-03-15: Morning sky.

2019-03-14: Watching THE BIG LEBOWSKI yet again. 🍿

2019-03-14: Pizza for Pi Day

2019-03-14: Morning light.

2019-03-13: Shadows of trees on building.

2019-03-12: Clouds and trees and morning light.

2019-03-11: I became a vegetarian 27 years ago today and am very happy with that decision.

2019-03-11: Rainy view out the car window.

2019-03-10: Tree beside lake.

2019-03-10: Had a really wonderful time at the Women Making Waves conference with inspiring workshops and great …

2019-03-09: Ferry at the terminal.

2019-03-08: Looking forward to attending the Women Making Waves conference tonight and tomorrow. Tonight we get …

2019-03-08: Five great films about women directed by women for #IWD2019: JEANNE DIELMAN, 23, QUAI DU COMMERCE, …

2019-03-08: Snow and trees reflected on the car roof.

2019-03-07: Tree against morning sky.

2019-03-06: Clouds and ferry in the harbour.

2019-03-06: Watching Barbara Loden’s brilliant and gritty 1970 film WANDA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

2019-03-06: Morning light on the campus.

2019-03-05: Watching Wes Anderson’s ‎ISLE OF DOGS again. 🍿

2019-03-05: Watching the 2017 documentary ‎THE TIGERS OF SCOTLAND directed by Leanne Gater. 🍿

2019-03-05: Pizza baking in the oven.

2019-03-05: Clouds in the morning sky.

2019-03-04: Watching Steven Soderbergh’s brilliant 1999 film THE LIMEY yet again. 🍿

2019-03-04: Guinness mug filled with afternoon coffee.

2019-03-03: Settled in to the theatre to see some of the afternoon documentaries at the Halifax Black Film …

2019-03-03: A couple of rustic loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-03-03: Branches and clouds.

2019-03-02: Watching Barbara Stanwyck in the 1930 pre-Code film NIGHT NURSE directed by William Wellman. 🍿

2019-03-02: Baked macaroni and cheese fresh from the oven.

2019-03-01: Best new-to-me films watched in February: THE MAN WITH THE SUITCASE, HIGH FLYING BIRD, SATURDAY …

2019-03-01: Clear morning sky.

2019-02-28: Watching Christian Petzold’s brilliant, timeless. and relevant TRANSIT again. 🎥

2019-02-28: Sky and campus this morning.

2019-02-27: Watching Charles Burnett’s 1990 film TO SLEEP WITH ANGER for the first time. So glad that The …

2019-02-27: Ship in the harbour on a cold morning.

2019-02-26: Watching Barry Jenkins’ transcendent MOONLIGHT again. 🍿

2019-02-26: Sky on a cold morning.

2019-02-25: Watching Corneliu Porumboiu’s great 2009 Romanian New Wave film POLICE, ADJECTIVE again. 🍿

2019-02-25: Cookies I baked this weekend.

2019-02-24: In the Al Whittle Theatre to watch the Fundy Cinema screening of Barry Jenkins’ beautiful IF …

2019-02-24: Summing up my favourite 20 films from 2018 in a blog post before the little gold man awards.

2019-02-24: A loaf of bread fresh from the oven.

2019-02-24: So glad that I started an Oscar tradition a few years ago of not watching the ceremony and focussing …

2019-02-23: Remembering the great Stanley Donen by watching TWO FOR THE ROAD from 1967. 🍿

2019-02-23: Orchid.

2019-02-23: Orchid.

2019-02-22: Watching the 1949 comedy ADAM’S RIB directed by George Cukor. 🍿

2019-02-22: Branches and cityscape in the distance.

2019-02-22: Partially cleaned car roof.

2019-02-21: Watching the 2018 film THE BREAKER UPPERERS directed by Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek. 🍿

2019-02-21: Snowy view out the window.

2019-02-20: Pizza I made for supper.

2019-02-20: The latest episode of I Watch Movies is up and I introduce Sarah Polley’s brilliant 2012 …

2019-02-20: Morning light as the moon sets.

2019-02-19: Watching Marielle Heller’s 2018 film CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? on my Apple TV. 🍿

2019-02-19: Tiny berries on a branch.

2019-02-18: Looking towards Blomidon on a walk on the dykes.

2019-02-17: Margherita pizza with a fried egg at Morris East. ❤️

2019-02-17: Seeing the exquisite COLD WAR in a theatre again to savour the visuals, sound design, performances, …

2019-02-16: Remembering Bruno Ganz and watching Wim Wenders’ 1987 WINGS OF DESIRE. 🍿

2019-02-16: Lentil and carrot “barbacoa” tacos from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

2019-02-16: Tasty Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich at Maritime Express Cider Co.

2019-02-16: Taster at Maritime Express Cider.

2019-02-15: Lamp in morning light.

2019-02-14: Time for that Lubitsch touch With the 1939 film NINOTCHKA. 🍿

2019-02-14: Cookie.

2019-02-14: Morning sky with seagull.

2019-02-13: Looking forward to seeing a couple of films with Albert Finney I haven’t seen as The Criterion …

2019-02-13: Cork coaster.

2019-02-13: Working from home on a snow day that isn’t as stormy as predicted is a good day.

2019-02-12: Morning sky.

2019-02-11: Just finished watching RUSSIAN DOLL on Netflix and really loved it. Lots of stuff going on with a …

2019-02-11: Set for music video.

2019-02-11: Morning light reflected on car window.

2019-02-10: Macchiato at Glitter Bean.

2019-02-10: Typewriter.

2019-02-09: Bread fresh from the oven.

2019-02-08: Time to watch Steven Soderbergh’s latest film HIGH FLYING BIRD on Netflix. 🍿

2019-02-08: Primavera with pasta I freshly made.

2019-02-08: Snow on rocks yesterday.

2019-02-07: Watching Wong Kar-wai’s 1994 stylish CHUNGKING EXPRESS on the Criterion Channel. 🍿

2019-02-06: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1988 playful biography of Jane Birkin, JANE B. BY AGNÈS V. again. 🍿

2019-02-06: Wong Kar-wai’s 1994 CHUNGKING EXPRESS is the Criterion Channel film of the week. I …

2019-02-06: Branches and clouds and sky.

2019-02-05: The brilliant TRANSIT from Christian Petzold is available on iTunes Canada now.

2019-02-05: Grass and island view.

2019-02-04: Starting to watch Steven Soderbergh’s MOSAIC. 🍿

2019-02-04: Windows.

2019-02-03: Watching Sarah Polley’s 2006 film AWAY FROM HER again. 🍿

2019-02-03: Pizza from start to finish.

2019-02-03: Tree against blue sky.

2019-02-03: My favourite Sundays are the Sundays when the sun is shining and I get some cooking done.

2019-02-02: Watching Elaine May’s brilliant MIKEY AND NICKY again as I take advantage of my Criterion …

2019-02-02: Morning coffee.

2019-02-01: Clear Friday morning sky.

2019-01-31: Just signed up for the Criterion Channel and so excited for it being available in Canada. Curated …

2019-01-31: Clouds in morning sky.

2019-01-30: Watching Agnès Varda’s lovely 1963 short SALUT LES CUBAINS again. A brilliant use of stills …

2019-01-30: Snowy morning.

2019-01-30: Cattails hanging on.

2019-01-29: Watching the 1918 film THE DREAM LADY directed by Elsie Jane Wilson. 🍿

2019-01-29: On the newest episode of my “I Watch Movies” microcast I introduce the 1997 film Contact.

2019-01-29: The community of Micro.blog is warm and supportive and shows how it is still possible to build …

2019-01-29: Morning sky.

2019-01-28: Late afternoon sun in Wolfville.

2019-01-28: Campus on a foggy morning.

2019-01-27: Singapore noodles with tofu from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

2019-01-27: Bird cutout.

2019-01-26: Afternoon sun on trees yesterday.

2019-01-26: Late afternoon trees reflected on car roof yesterday.

2019-01-25: Time for a bit it Ernst Lubitsch on this Friday night with some TROUBLE IN PARADISE from 1932. 🍿

2019-01-25: Clouds in the morning sky.

2019-01-24: Damp trail.

2019-01-23: Tree and morning light.

2019-01-23: Tonight at 6:30pm at the Halifax Central Library I get to introduce a free screening of the film …

2019-01-22: Pizza made with some pizza dough from Birdies.

2019-01-22: Frosty landscapes.

2019-01-22: Some great film directing last year with YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, LET THE SUNSHINE IN, HAPPY AS …

2019-01-22: As the discussions begin of the films nominated for the golden male statue it will be good to talk …

2019-01-21: Heading to a promo screening of DESTROYER directed by Karyn Kusama. 🍿

2019-01-21: Macchiato In monochrome.

2019-01-20: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

2019-01-20: Ice pellets on the car roof.

2019-01-19: New Overst stainless steel pour over coffee maker with a permanent filter from IKEA.

2019-01-18: 16mm film leader.

2019-01-17: Watching the strange and beautiful MAUVAIS SANG from 1986 directed by Leos Carax and featuring Denis …

2019-01-17: Sunrise through the car window.

2019-01-16: A few episodes into Killing Eve and really loving it. 📺

2019-01-16: Watching the 2014 Siberian punk rock documentary ‎I DON’T BELIEVE IN ANARCHY directed by …

2019-01-16: Windswept grass and snow.

2019-01-15: View from the lunch room.

2019-01-14: Branches against the sky as the sun sets.

2019-01-14: Morning sky.

2019-01-13: Afternoon sun on snow.

2019-01-13: Shadows of branches on a frosty window.

2019-01-12: Veggie chili from the Minimalist Baker cookbook.

2019-01-12: Watching the wonderful BIG NIGHT again. 🍿

2019-01-12: Maximum 50

2019-01-12: Listened to the great interview on The Weekly Review with @rosemaryorchard yesterday and bought …

2019-01-11: Watching the beautiful and gentle LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON from 2013 directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. 🍿

2019-01-11: Pizza before, during, and after.

2019-01-11: Coffee to go.

2019-01-10: Morning light on buildings in the distance.

2019-01-09: Pasta with a Romesco sauce I made from a recipe from the Minimalist Baker cook book.

2019-01-09: Sticky toffee pudding at The Port Pub.

2019-01-08: WILDLIFE is a great film with pitch perfect performances, a subtle and beautiful script, and …

2019-01-08: Watching Paul Dano’s 2018 film WILDLIFE. 🍿

2019-01-08: Picked up some storm chips on the way home today just in case it’s a snow day tomorrow.

2019-01-08: Looking into the harbour.

2019-01-07: Watching Ruth Beckermann’s 2001 documentary ‎HOMEMAD(E) on MUBI. 🍿

2019-01-07: Watching the 2017 documentary film ARCHIPELAGO directed by Giulio Squillacciotti and Camilla Insom …

2019-01-07: Assignment viewed through my glasses.

2019-01-06: Watching AND BREATHE NORMALLY directed by Ísold Uggadóttir on Netflix. 🍿

2019-01-06: Baked some bread.

2019-01-06: Melting snow on top of the car.

2019-01-06: Snow on branch.

2019-01-05: Watching the 1916 film THE OCEAN WAIF directed by Alice Guy-Blaché in the “Pioneers: First …

2019-01-05: Starting to go through the MacSparky Siri Shortcuts Field Guide so I can tweak and make my own to …

2019-01-04: Snowy walk.

2019-01-03: Sky this morning as I arrived at work.

2019-01-03: Screened Bergman’s WILD STRAWBERRIES in class today and enjoyed it yet again. Putting films in …

2019-01-02: Watching Albert Brooks’ 1981 film MODERN ROMANCE for the first time. 🍿

2019-01-02: Just made a cheese pizza for supper.

2019-01-02: Morning light on ship in the harbour.

2019-01-01: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1981 documentary MUR MURS on MUBI. 🍿

2019-01-01: Leaf hanging onto branch.

2019-01-01: My most watched directors for 2018: Agnès Varda (15), Claire Denis (8), Chantal Akerman (7), Mati …

2019-01-01: Marie Kondo’s new series is on Netflix now and if I start watching it today I have a feeling …

2019-01-01: Starting off the new year with some morning writing on 750 Words. I started daily writing there …

2019-01-01: Happy New Year from Atlantic Canada!

2019-01-01: My best films of 2018 list is on Letterboxd. 🎥 ANNIHILATION, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, …

2018-12-31: Living it up in New Years Eve and watching MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT again. 🍿

2018-12-31: Watching Peter Bogdanovich’s PAPER MOON for the first time. 🍿

2018-12-31: Black bean and butternut squash enchiladas from a Minimalist Baker recipe for the last supper of …

2018-12-31: Sunlit glass rooster.

2018-12-30: Continuing to catch up on films and watching THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND directed by Orson Welles. 🍿

2018-12-30: Cheese pizza fresh from the oven.

2018-12-30: A great collection of 17 early films directed by women is now on Netflix in the PIONEERS: FIRST …

2018-12-29: A couple of loaves of bread fresh from the oven.

2018-12-29: Watching Bo Burnham’s 2018 film EIGHTH GRADE as I continue to catch up on films from last …

2018-12-29: Branches and blue sky between the clouds.

2018-12-29: Catching up on reviewing films that I’ve watched this year before I start to finalize my …

2018-12-29: Had fun going through BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH. Some interesting moments and little touches …

2018-12-28: Watching Mariana Rondón’s 2013 Venezuelan film ‎BAD HAIR on MUBI. 🍿

2018-12-28: My new @Letterboxd t-shirt.

2018-12-27: Cold morning.

2018-12-26: The edge of the bar at the new Big Axe Brewery In Nackawic. The wood is approximately 309 years old.

2018-12-26: Sunrise in rural New Brunswick.

2018-12-25: Santa ornament.

2018-12-25: Telephone pole and road on a cold walk.

2018-12-24: Morning sky.

2018-12-23: Watching Tony Gilroy’s brilliant 2007 thriller MICHAEL CLAYTON yet again. 🍿

2018-12-23: Just in time for the season, I introduce Arnaud Desplechin’s A Christmas Tale in the latest …

2018-12-23: Gingerbread guy.

2018-12-22: Watching the Coen Brothers love letter to classic Hollywood, HAIL, CAESAR! again. 🍿

2018-12-22: Watching Susanne Bier’s new film ‎BIRD BOX on Netflix. 🍿

2018-12-22: Delicious grilled cheese and 2018 Freshman IPA at Schoolhouse Brewery in Windsor.

2018-12-22: Raindrops on window.

2018-12-21: THE FAVOURITE strangely is Yorgos Lanthimos’ gentlest and most mainstream film. It’s a darkly …

2018-12-21: Seeing one of my most anticipated films of the year, THE FAVOURITE from Yorgos Lanthimos, really …

2018-12-21: Vegan Lentil Fesenjān for supper last night from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

2018-12-20: So proud to be a Radiotopia supporter. This year I loved 99% Invisible, the 99pi spinoff Articles of …

2018-12-20: AeroPress pre press.

2018-12-19: Watching Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s strange and wonderful CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR again. 🍿

2018-12-19: Watching the 1937 screwball comedy BREAKFAST FOR TWO which stars Barbara Stanwyck. 🍿

2018-12-19: Morning light on rooster.

2018-12-18: Watching some stylish 70s crime drama with Walter Hill’s 1978 ‎THE DRIVER tonight. 🍿

2018-12-18: A couple of rustic loaves of bread fresh from the oven.

2018-12-18: Fresh cheese pizza for lunch.

2018-12-18: View out the window on a grey and snowy morning.

2018-12-18: A quiet snow day working at home planning out the next term.

2018-12-17: Snowy morning as I arrived at work.

2018-12-16: Mac and cheese grilled cheese at The Real Scoop (cooked in a waffle iron).

2018-12-15: Watching Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s brilliant WINTER SLEEP again. 🍿

2018-12-15: Tasters at Roof Hound Brewing just outside of Digby.

2018-12-14: Watching Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA on Netflix as I continue to catch up on films before the end of …

2018-12-14: Thinking about the brilliance of Claire Denis using Neil Young’s “Safeway Cart” as the background …

2018-12-14: Salty sewer cover.

2018-12-13: Tree and morning light.

2018-12-12: I introduce the Claire Denis film LET THE SUNSHINE IN for the latest episode in my “I Watch Movies” …

2018-12-12: Button from Birdies Bread.

2018-12-11: Thinking that I may not get to see all of the films that I want to see before the end of the year. …

2018-12-11: Snow on fence.

2018-12-11: Smoke from the stacks in the distance.

2018-12-10: Morning light looking towards the harbour.

2018-12-09: Morning light on cilantro.

2018-12-08: A few days later and HAPPY AS LAZZARO is sticking with me. What a strange and beautiful film it is. …

2018-12-08: Snowy view out the kitchen window.

2018-12-07: Watching Stanley Donen’s 1963 thriller CHARADE on a snow-covered Friday night. 🍿

2018-12-07: Ships in the harbour in interesting light.

2018-12-07: I’ve launched a new microcast on micro.blog where I do brief introductions to films. The first …

2018-12-07: Morning light.

2018-12-06: Pizza with butternut squash sauce topped with some cauliflower and red onion and cheese and …

2018-12-06: Setting sun.

2018-12-06: Tree branches and cloudy sky.

2018-12-05: Morning light on the campus.

2018-12-04: Watching ‎MADELINE’S MADELINE directed by Josephine Decker as I catch up on films I want to …

2018-12-04: Cattails.

2018-12-03: Catching up on films I want to see before the end of the year by going to Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS …

2018-12-03: AirPod case.

2018-12-02: Watching Sandi Tan’s 2018 documentary SHIRKERS on Netflix. 🍿

2018-12-02: Butternut squash veggie pizza from a Minimalist Baker recipe. I substituted cauliflower for …

2018-12-02: Received the Double Mega Flock badge yesterday on 750 Words, which means that I passed the 2 million …

2018-12-02: Breakfast on a fine Sunday morning.

2018-12-01: Very delicious Pad Gra Prao at Thai Memory in Aylesford, Nova Scotia.

2018-12-01: Clouds and seagull and lamp.

2018-11-30: On the final day of #noirvember it is time for the 1963 film HIGH AND LOW directed by the great …

2018-11-30: Tree and trail.

2018-11-29: Home due to a huge power outage in the province, but luckily the power came back at home so I can …

2018-11-29: Looking out the car window.

2018-11-29: Power is out at the school and awaiting word on what will happen with the rest of the day.

2018-11-28: On a rainy night it’s perfect for another #Noirvember film so I’m watching the 1948 noir …

2018-11-28: Heritage carrots chopped up.

2018-11-28: Tree and the harbour.

2018-11-27: Watching another film noir for #Noirvember with Robert Parrish’s CRY DANGER from 1951. 🍿

2018-11-27: Notes as I prepare for a sound recording exercise.

2018-11-26: Moon in morning sky.

2018-11-25: Japanese milk bread.

2018-11-25: Watching Molly Bernstein’s great 2012 documentary DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND …

2018-11-25: Mixing up dough for Japanese milk bread.

2018-11-24: Sunlight on leaf on pavement.

2018-11-24: Winter light is my favourite light.

2018-11-23: Watching Leos Carax’ strange and beautiful THE LOVERS ON THE BRIDGE again. 🍿

2018-11-23: Beer-glazed black beans and rice that were cooked with the delicious Flat Black Jesus Stout from …

2018-11-23: A warm and delicious lunch at Birdies.

2018-11-22: Watching some Pre-Code Michael Curtiz with the 1933 film THE KEYHOLE. 🍿

2018-11-22: Clouds.

2018-11-21: Trees and sun and trail.

2018-11-20: Watching Tamara Jenkins’ new film PRIVATE LIFE on Netflix. 🍿

2018-11-20: Pizza is my favourite thing to make and eat.

2018-11-20: Damp trail.

2018-11-19: Catching up on some Orson Welles by watching his 1962 film THE TRIAL. 🍿

2018-11-19: Tagmoji Discovery I saw the film tagmoji today for the first time! One of the things I love about micro.blog is how …

2018-11-19: Gentle morning light.

2018-11-18: Some film noir again tonight for #Noirvember with NO QUESTIONS ASKED from 1951 directed by Harold F. …

2018-11-18: Rusty bolts.

2018-11-17: Combining some of my favourite things for tonight’s #Noirvember‎ viewing with Stanley …

2018-11-17: Water dripping into puddle.

2018-11-16: So glad I set my DVR to record lots of the Noir Alley presentations on TCM so now I can watch the …

2018-11-16: Snow covered tree.

2018-11-15: Roasted cauliflower and tvp tacos for supper earlier tonight.

2018-11-15: Time for some cool, French noir as I watch Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1967 ‎LE SAMOURAÏ for …

2018-11-15: Shadows on walking path.

2018-11-14: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching the 1951 film TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY directed by Felix …

2018-11-14: Saucy Moroccan-Spiced Lentils over rice from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

2018-11-14: Looking out at the harbour on a windy day.

2018-11-13: Tonight’s #Noirvember film for me is THE THREAT from 1949, directed by Felix E. Feist. 🎥

2018-11-13: Afternoon coffee.

2018-11-12: Sign for Mel’s.

2018-11-11: Parking garage stairs.

2018-11-10: Silver Wave is on again.

2018-11-10: Slushy snow on the ground.

2018-11-09: Morning light.

2018-11-08: One more #Noirvember film today with THE BIG SHAKEDOWN from 1934 directed by John Francis Dillon. 🎥

2018-11-08: Heading up to Fredericton tomorrow for the 18th Silver Wave Film Festival. Things get started …

2018-11-08: Morning reflection.

2018-11-07: For #Noirvember today I’m in the mood for the pre-code HEAT LIGHTNING from 1934 directed by …

2018-11-07: Finally catching up with Desiree Akhavan’s 2018 film THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST (2018) …

2018-11-07: Leafy trail.

2018-11-06: Fresh cheese pizza.

2018-11-06: Watching my favourite film noir, the Coen Brothers MILLER’S CROSSING as I squeeze in another …

2018-11-06: Pizza dough resting.

2018-11-05: My #Noirvember film today is the 1942 film THE GLASS KEY directed by Stuart Heisler. 🎥

2018-11-05: Morning light through a tree.

2018-11-04: Time for some film noir with Edward Dmytryk’s 1952 film THE SNIPER on TCM as my #Noirvember …

2018-11-04: Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto from a Minimalist Baker recipe. It was delicious.

2018-11-04: Glass rooster in the window.

2018-11-04: Loving the new and subtle changes to the Letterboxd branding and the web site. It’s become an …

2018-11-03: Up next for my #Noirvember is Elia Kazan’s 1950 PANIC IN THE STREETS on TCM. 🎥

2018-11-03: Curry and chips at The Spitfire Arms.

2018-11-03: Watching the 1916 film Where Are My Children? co-directed by Lois Weber as I catch up on female …

2018-11-02: Watching Alfred Hitchcock’s 1950 thriller STAGE FRIGHT on TCM. #Noirvember

2018-11-02: For #Noirvember today I’m watching Orson Welles’ 1958 TOUCH OF EVIL on Netflix. 🎥

2018-11-02: Beautiful country sourdough bread from Birdies.

2018-11-02: Ferry in the foggy harbour.

2018-11-01: My second #Noirvember ‎is Howard Hawks’ classic noir THE BIG SLEEP. 🎥

2018-11-01: Starting off ‎#Noirvember by watching Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone, and Kim Novak in Richard …

2018-11-01: Container ship in the harbour.

2018-11-01: It’s the first day of #Noirvember and I can’t wait to start watching a whole bunch of …

2018-10-31: It will be fun handing out treats to kids on Hallowe’en as the come through the neighbourhood. 🎃

2018-10-31: A scary pain au chocolate from Birdies!

2018-10-30: The new iPad Pros look really great. I don’t think I need one, but they really are erasing the …

2018-10-30: Installed some more IKEA smart lights in the house last night and it’s an ingenious way that …

2018-10-30: Cloudy morning looking at the harbour.

2018-10-29: Pizza out of the oven.

2018-10-29: Pizza baking in the oven.

2018-10-29: Trees on a foggy morning.

2018-10-29: Kelly Reichardt’s 2016 masterpiece CERTAIN WOMEN is now streaming on Netflix, so if you …

2018-10-28: Leaves on the car.

2018-10-27: Watching Sara Driver’s 2017 film ‎Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel …

2018-10-27: Another leaf on the car.

2018-10-27: Took a lovely and chilly 31.5 bike ride from Wolfville to Kentville and back through Port Williams …

2018-10-26: Afternoon sky.

2018-10-26: Morning sky.