In 2000, two children – a six-year-old and a nine-year-old – arrived with their aunt as refugees in Halifax from war-torn Somalia. Without having received adequate assistance to help them adjust to the predominantly English-speaking society, the two children were taken from their aunt by the government and put in foster care. Separated from his […]

What happens when you sideline the important plot points? A disastrous narrative experiment. A note on spoilers: There isn’t much important plot in Happy End. I mention perhaps the only major point in this review. It’s the inciting incident, so I feel comfortable discussing it – but be warned, ye who enter here: there be […]