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I read a lot when I’m travelling and I usually read wilderness adventure stories or biographies of my personal heroes. I read a really cool book recently about a guy who survives by himself in secret for 29 years in Northern Maine. He survives harsh, long winters on stolen pantry goods and never once builds a fire or speaks to another person.
My favourite album of 2017 is a real treasure, and a heartbreaking piece of work. Gord Downie’s last album, released posthumously, literally brings tears to my eyes. Gord and his close friend (and esteemed conduit) Kevin Drew were able to capture something so raw and emotional that I’m getting misty here just thinking about it.
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I probably watch too much Netflix—it’s too easy to binge watch shows. Some of my faves lately have been Easy, Black Mirror, Mind Hunter and Manhunt. Little Destroyer
I think the last band I watched was Little Destroyer from Vancouver—they really blew me away. The Pixies at QE theatre recently was a fantastic show, too. I know those songs inside and out and the old band—minus Kim Deal—didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t peel the smile off my face.