Category Archives: sexual politics

AN UNRELIABLE NARRATOR


AN UNRELIABLE NARRATOR My impressions of SOLAR, a novel by Ian MacEwan.   I always wondered what an “unreliable narrator” in fiction sounded like. I think the protagonist of SOLAR might be an unreliable narrator, although the main character described … Continue reading

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SELF-HARMING


SELF-HARMING by young girls   This is a copy from The Guardian’s article about mental health in the UK and the trend of young girls for self-harming: Quarter of Young Girls in UK have self-harmed. My novel Guardians’ Betrayal came … Continue reading

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SELF-HARMING IN TEENS


SELF-HARMING IN TEENS My new novel GUARDIANS’ BETRAYAL deals with the issue of self-harm, among others.  This post delves into this issue a bit deeper, as many children nowadays deal with emotional injuries that may lead them to self-harming. The … Continue reading

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CONFESSION AND SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN


CONFESSIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND THE CHURCH One of the sacraments of the Roman Catholic religion is the confession. Before you could go to mass, the symbol of participating in the religion community and Highlight of the week, your heart … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE–Differences between Quebec and British Columbia


The differences between British Columbia and Quebec   A few posts back I wrote about Quebec couples who are not obliged to share in their wealth, if a couple was not married and they break up. Only official marriage guaranteed … Continue reading

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PREY OR PREDATOR?


Review of This Is How You Lose Her – Junot Diaz I rated this book 4 out of 5 stars. The book consists of a series of interconnected short stories that form the novel about Yunior and his loves. The … Continue reading

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THE VAGINA IS BACK!


  The Vagina is back!     Now that porn has come to the world and gone mainstream, with its prevalent depiction of the vagina in its video scenes as a central ‘character’ (oh, yeah, and the naked women connected … Continue reading

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WHO IS KILLING THE WOMEN OF JUAREZ?


The above movie illustrates the issues that are discussed in the article below that I copied from the website of Dr. Clas of Harvard University. Although it is not a brand new article (2008), the issue of murdering women is … Continue reading

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BIRTH OF A BOOK


Have you ever had a dream of wanting to write that book that’s in you—deep, deep down? Well, I did and I have. Not that it all came easy. No, it’s a whole lot of work getting a book published, … Continue reading

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The Graying Of Canada


 The Graying of Canada. Prime minister STEPHEN HARPER announced last week while abroad that his government is planning a reform of our old age programs in anticipation of a difficult economic future.  He modified that statement already a few days … Continue reading

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