Monthly Archives: May 2011

The New World

With another Terrence Malick film about to be distributed (his recent film, The Tree of Life just won the Palm d’Or in Cannes), I am reminded of his 2005 film The New World. It’s not his best work, but the … Continue reading

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CLA 2011

The World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax was the site of the 2011 Canadian Library Association Conference. The weather vane with the ship and the angled, glass walls make the convention centre an easy landmark to spot. Apart from … Continue reading

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Readings–Halifax reflections

Reading in a different place requires a careful selection of books. For my trip to Halifax I took a short history book, The Last Days, by Nicholas Shrady, and, The Golden Mean, by Annabel Lyon.  The Last Day : Wrath, … Continue reading

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Feather of ostrich and vulture

Towering over downtown Halifax is the Citadel atop a steep hill. A star-shaped military fortification, the Citadel in its current form was completed in 1856. An example of thorough military defensive strategies for its time, the Citadel was constructed with … Continue reading

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Canadian Library Association Conference 2011–Halifax

Itinerary Thurs. May 26, 2011 Opening Session – 9:00 am – 10:30 amWorld Trade & Convention Centre Room 200 D/EFrank McKenna Trade Show – 10:30 am – 2:30 pmHalifax Metro Centre Fri. May 27, 2011 Concurrent Session D – 10:30 … Continue reading

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