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Once Upon A Time In Quebec City...

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Hello loyal readers, let's take a trip 3 1/2 hours east of Montreal this week to a place called Quebec City. I recently spent 3 days/nights there for my 36th Birthday. Last year I was couchsurfing in Hollywood. It's not a place I would have ever seen myself going out of my way to go here nevertheless... I did! When you can't cross borders during a pandemic you cross cities. You travel more locally within your state/province and you make the most of what's around you. Us humans just cannot resist that urge to get out and explore. It's in our nature to wonder and wondering leads to wandering so wandering we shall. Let's break down my exploration of this quaint, French, little city bit town.

Architecture
The architecture is insane. It's a mix of French meets Spanish Colonialism style. There are moments I felt I could have easily have been lost in Mexico City. Then there are moments I felt I had died and been reborn in Paris. Really groovy. Tres chic. Not an ugly…

First Impressions of Montreal As An Anglophone

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Hello loyal readers and thank you for being patient while I take more time to put these posts together. I've now been in Montreal by way of Tijuana (a.k.a Tijufuckinguana) for a full month. I didn't want to write this article too soon or too late to make sure I'm still speaking from a first impression point of view. The first 1 weeks upon arrival from Mexico on June.1st I was in a mandatory 14 day Quarantine (due to Covid) therefore sight-seeing, getting to know the city, and just having a overal understanding of its vibe was impossible. It's been a few weeks now of having my freedom to roam back and I have compiled a few key notes and stark contrasts that will give you some insight from an outsiders perspective of the city.




What is an Anglophone?
This is first important to understand the title and the great divide of the city of Montreal. An Anglophone is an English-speaking person. The flip side to an anglophone is a francophone. A Francophone is a french speaking per…

Escaping Tijuana's Cartel War & Running Right Into An American Race War

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Hello loyal readers, I'm finally happy to say that I am officially no longer a residing in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. I was able to make it out of that shithole of a city and head north of the border back to my country of origin. Canada. Or as I like to call it. Canadaland, the place where people say sorry for no good reason at all. Suffice it to say that this trip was not nearly that simple or easy. It was traumatic, required 3 days of travel by land and air, and incredibly anxiety evoking. Let's dig into what it was like going from one form of hell right into another in only a matter of hours shall we...


May/29th/2020 7:00 a.m, May 30th, Tijuana, Baja California. My day starts with my Uber driver picking me up at my beach house in Playas de Tijuana. I have used the same driver for all my rides since Covid hit. Cuts down on filthy numbskulls hand jizz I may accidentally come in contact with during this global Pandemic. German (my driver), a heavy-set Pilsbury doughboy t…

Updates & The New Direction For Future Posts

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Hello Loyal Readers, there's been a lot of changes happening over the past few months... for all of us. It's really given me pause to think about what the point of writing about life and style means to me and what place that has in this world. Do my sustainable outfits really matter in the long term message here? Is that making an impact? I'm growing out of the old format of posting looks and life hacks and moving more into essay style written pieces. I want to Thank You so very much for being so awesome and showing up here every week for new posts about this and that. However, it's time to re-configure the machine and what it produces. I want to dive deeper into subjects at hand, giving more time to think about pieces before I write them. For that reason I'm scaling back on the posts to give myself enough time as a writer to really write, revise, do more research and get more inspiration than ever before.



What's Coming in 2020?
The first thing will be a name ch…

Lost Highway & The Fine Art of David Lynch

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Hello loyal readers, let's talk about music this week. Most specifically my music you probably know absolutely nothing about. Last Summer I released my first album called "Screw You". A few weeks ago I released my first music video off that album titled "Socket Screw" and then I go so wrapped up in other things I forgot to talk about it. Typical artist fail. I've been notorious  for burying the lead to anyone who has ever known me. This is me trying to reverse the past mistake of not talking enough about my work, but first, you must actually watch the video to read past this point. In 3..2...


Now that you've seen my latest creation made at home let's dissect what inspired this deranged shadow ride in the dark shall we...
But First.. David Lynch
I owe the entire inspiration behind "Socket Screw You" to David Lynch. Bar none one of my favorite directors to ever grace planet earth. It's because of the visual masterpiece that is Lost Highwa…