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Storm Crow Tavern, Tattoos and Other Vancouver Adventures

Bub Tattoo Finished | Vancouver Adventures 2015 | Gamerwife.com

One of the hardest things about living in Montreal is the fact that all of my immediate family still lives in Vancouver. When Rick and I got married we made a deal to at least try to alternate where we spend Christmas each year, which we’ve more or less stuck to when our budget allows. But I won’t lie, it’s hard sometimes. It galls me how much it costs to travel within Canada, I mean, I know it’s a big…

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Montreal Cat Cafe Crawl

Montreal Cat Cafe Crawl | Gamerwife.com

Anyone who’s been reading this blog for any length of time has probably noticed that I am a bit of a cat fanatic. I make cat gift lists. I list “cat-mom” on my business cards. And I have a Pinterest board called “Crazy Cat Lady.” So, when I realized that Montreal had not one, not two, but THREE cat cafes all within walking distance of each other I knew just what to do. I had to plan a Montreal cat…

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Adventures Geek Life

Otakuthon 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended my first ever Otakuthon, Montreal’s annual anime & Japanese pop-culture convention. Despite having friends who attend every year, I’d never considered myself enough of an “otaku” to attend. I am very picky with my anime, preferring more slice-of-life style shows to the giant space opera/magical girl/battle porn that seems to be most popular, and the only manga I really read is fucked up horror stuff that gives Rick nightmares. I can’t stand most…

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Adventures Video Games

Game On! At the Montreal Science Center

A couple of weeks ago Rick and I took the time to finally check out the Game On exhibit at the Montreal Science Center. Neither of us knew much about the exhibit going in, except that it was focused on video games and was therefor a must see for the two of us. Opting to make a day of it we started with at little brunch at Communion. It was our first time there and I was concerned that it…

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Geek Girl Brunch Montreal Comiccon Dim Sum Brunch

Hello! Just wanted to let y’all know that the full blow-by-blow account of Geek Girl Brunch Montreal’s Comiccon Dim Sum Brunch is finally up on the Geek Girl Brunch website. Thanks again to officer Gina for letting up use images from her upcoming film in the recap! Also, if you are in the Montreal area and would like to hang with us, our next event is going to be in conjunction with Otakuthon! Details are available on the Geek Girl…

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