Sophie B Sophie B

Sophie Boyer is a writer, dancer, and photographer who lives in Vancouver. She seeks a better understanding of human identity, culture, and desire, and hopes to achieve this through her artwork. Sophie's goal is to educate and entertain people from all walks of life.

“Top of the Sixties”, A Story of Coming of Age in the Midlands

This collection of short stories by David Ayres primarily follows the lives of young adults in the 1960s. It is set in the Midlands, England, where small town thinking meets working class hardships.

Books, Reviews

The Day The Video Store Died

My attachment to Blockbuster isn’t really to the multinational chain, but more to what its disappearance represents on a social level.

Culture, Nostalgia

Too Early for the Giller Prize?

Johanna Skibsrud's The Sentimentalists won the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize, but this article presents the argument that the win was radically premature.

Essays, Literature

The Evolution of the Water Spa: The Modern Day

Culture, Nostalgia, Style

The Evolution of the Water Spa: History

Culture, Design, Nostalgia, Style

Should we be worried about what Generation Z is reading?

Escapism comes in many forms, but reading fantasy has always been at the top of my list. I love to suspend my disbelief as new worlds emerge through literature.

Commentary, Culture

The Argument for Nature

Escaping the city to go “up north” is not a concept singular to the Canadian experience, but it certainly helps shape our identity here.


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