#Comiccon – 4 days to go #Mondayblogs

Reading the program for Victoria’s first Capitol City Comic Con is an experience in itself. Anything and everything “nerd” is in it. Here are some highlights:

Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale- Graphic Novel Artist

“Renee Nault’s vivid watercolor illustrations have appeared in books, magazines, newspapers and advertising around the world. She is the author and artist of Witchling and is currently working with renowned Canadian writer Margaret Atwood on a graphic novel adaptation of her book The Handmaid’s Tale.”

There are many other artists featured as well and they have sketch-offs! I have to see that.


Info taken directly from the program:

All meet-ups will take place at the Crystal Garden Bar. 

Friday Meet-Ups

4:30 pm – Doctor Who Meet-Up

6 pm – Pokemon Fan Meet-Up

7:30 pm – WWE Fan Meet-Up

Saturday Meet-Ups

11 am – Sailor Moon Meet-Up

12:30 pm – Stranger Things Fan Meet-Up

2 pm – Transformers Meet-Up

3:30 pm – Star Wars Fan Meet-Up

5 pm – Buffy the Vampire Slayer Meet-Up

Sunday Meet-Ups

11:30 am – Battlestar Galactica Meet-Up

1 pm – Star Trek Fan Meet-Up

2:30 pm – Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit Fan Meet-Up

4 pm – Marvel Meet-Up

I promised you Battleship Galactica (note: all text and pics come from the program):


Cerra was born in Vancouver, of Italian descent. She’s had guest roles on TV shows including Battlestar Galactica, The L Word and Smallville. Her most successful role to date was as Deputy Jo Lupo in Eureka. She has since appeared in various guest roles in series such as Warehouse 13, Sanctuary, Supernatural and Motive. She had a recurring role in the series Rush and appeared in the CW series iZombie. Erica most recently played the main antagonist, A.L.I.E, during the third season of The 100.


Aaron Douglas has almost 100 film and television credits to his career but he’s most known for his role as Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy’s critically acclaimed Battlestar Galactica. Most recently Aaron can be found in BBC America’s Dirk Gently as the insane body swapper Gordon Rimmer. Aaron enjoys a good pint so if you see him in the bar feel free to join him for one and talk TV, Film, Sports, Food or almost anything else.


Leah Cairns is a Canadian actress best known for her role on the reimagined Battlestar Galactica as one of the Raptor pilots, Lieutenant Margaret “Racetrack” Edmondson. Leah currently shares the screen with Eric McCormack on the hit Netlfix Original Series Travelers. She is a series regular on ABC Family’s Kyle XY, and has appeared in Interstellar, 88 Minutes, Helen, Mega Cyclone, Supernatural, Bates Motel, Motive and Sanctuary.

For more information on any of the above or the million and a half other things going on this weekend in Victoria’s Comic Con check out the program.

Tomorrow I will talk about theatre presentations and games. Oooo-la-la there is a lot happening.

Write – Dawn at Departure Bay 29/2/16

Today, my writing date is at Departure Bay at dawn, but more about that later. First…


My brother sent me link yesterday: Inspiring Writing Advice From the Greatest Women Authors  What a gift!  Each quote touches my weary writing heart.

Today I’ll share Margaret Atwood‘s quote:

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.”

I can’t remember reading a word of Atwood’s that wasn’t perfect. A poet and a writer, her prose is dense, exquisitely well-crafted and moving. And yet, she said this. Love it.