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Adam and I have never steered away from banned books – in fact, if a book is banned, there’s a good chance we’ve read it or we want to, sometimes simply because it’s banned. Recently in India, however, there was a book that was not banned, but pursued by a lawsuit in a way that would make some of the overeager book-banners ecstatic. According to NPR, the publisher (Penguin India) defended Wendy… Read More

Coming back home after a vacation is always tough; there’s always the would-have, could-have, should-have moments. How much did you regret (not) doing, forget to do, or forget to bring back? For Adam and I, we managed to do most of the things we wanted to do, couldn’t bring everything back we wanted to, saw the vast majority of the friends we wanted to. It was nice to be back, but there… Read More

At first, I wanted to say “only in India”… and then I thought about it, and realised that no – it’s not “only in India”, it could have happened anywhere. The circumstances are different, the way it will be handled is different, but this is also in Canada and America, too. We’re having work done at South Hill (yay!), but to do that work… it appears they’ve had to demolish part of… Read More