Sunday Mise en Place (Feb. 20 to 26, ‘017)

Happy Mise en Place, it’s time for Sunday.  The weekly this and that of everything that is The Green Onion Blog.  It was a stellar week and I enjoyed writing a few fun posts.  However, the theme around our community this week felt like comradery.  There were many examples all over the board.  Chicnerdreads revealed…

5 Must See March ‘017 Movies

I love writing this series.  Mostly because I can get myself hyped up for all the great movies coming out.  I started this series back in September last year and it feels like every month there is more and more amazing movies.  I don’t know about you but I don’t remember there being this many great films…

Lego Batman’s Guide to Being Cool by Howie Dewin

Seriously, who better to teach us how to be cool than Batman, specifically Lego Batman.  It is no surprise that one of my most anticipated films of ‘017 was The Lego Batman Movie.  The kids and I were there for opening weekend, and I am happy to say it was everything it needed to be….

Justice League: Extinction Machine by Bryan Hitch

Let’s be honest with ourselves, mainstream comics have been a mess.  Major events, reboots, more events, more reboots, how about another major event, followed by a complete reboot.  This attempt to keep print alive and snag new readers has had a reverse impact on long time readers.  It is hard for established fans to keep…

The Slaughter at Fraggle Rock

The world is becoming a scary place.  Horrendous things are happening and the world is terrified.  The worst part, we don’t even know that these things are happening or that we should be scared.  It’s like they’re not even happening.  Honestly, Sweden, I cannot even believe there are bad things happening there.  Seriously, I can’t…

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Typically I begin my reviews with what lead me to read the book in the first place.  Looking back it is hard to nail down my first interactions with Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  I will have to rewind and plot this out.  When I was in my pre-teen years my parents let my brothers…

Sunday Mise en Place (Feb. 13 to 19, ‘017)

The Sunday Mise en Place (French pronunciation: mi zã ‘plas) is the weekly post I use to wrap up the week and give a sneak peak at what to look forward to.  I use the culinary term, mise en place, meaning “everything in it’s place”, as a means to organize myself.  So I approach each…

Blogger Appreciation Award

Wow!  This is a special award.  Not only is it a wonderful feeling to be appreciated for the work that goes into maintaining a blog but, I was nominated by a blogger that I carry a high regard for.  Thank you Zeezee with Books, your site is one of my personal favourites.  Even my partner, who…

I Have To Go! by Robert Munsch

Oh, potty training.  Kids are amazing, full of life and potential.  Watching a child develop their unique personality is one of the greatest journeys in life.  My children mean the world to me.  And, I have admitted before, Green Onion’s kryptonite has to be babies.  But, man… they can be so disgusting.  The nose picking,…

Spider-Man/Deadpool: Isn’t it Bromantic by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness

Relationships are funny, on one end you need to share personal interest and have at least a similar set of morals, values, or beliefs.  But then, as they say “opposites attract”.  There fore a relationship between two iconic Marvel characters, Spider-Man and Deadpool could carry a nice balance, or clash in a horrible way.  These…

10 Children’s Books for Valentines Day

​Happy Valentines Day!  I know, I know, a lot of people feel this ‘holiday’ is a gratuitous money making scheme.  Really, what isn’t these days?  But, such a powerful, beautiful emotion as love deserves celebration.   While love is the core of any family, I honestly believe my family would be nowhere without the emotion….

A Once Crowded Sky by Tom King

What does it take for a book to catch your attention?  Recently, I was in my favourite section, fantasy, of my favourite store, the book store, when I saw a book that blended two of my favourite genres, fantasy and superheroes.  Enough to allure me, I took my next step, research.  Oh, the future, where…