Book Launch Night! and some freebies.

This evening is the official launch of Empire’s Hostage, Book II of the Empire’s Legacy series.  It’s being held in a bar downtown, one that is part of an independent bookstore/cinema/restaurant complex that hosts many cultural events, from book launches to indie bands to art shows to indie filmmakers. I’ve invited a couple of other writers to share the…

Honouring Labour, Honouring Food

There is more than one devaluing going on when food is thrown out: we are, when we waste edible food, dismissing it – whether it’s an extra zucchini or soft carrots – but we are also ignoring the human and resource cost of producing that food. … More Honouring Labour, Honouring Food

Catching Up

Posts have been few and far between recently….my apologies.  Here’s why.  I’ve just finished printing and framing twelve new versions of graphic prints, to be included in adisplay of eighteen of my works that I’m hanging next Wednesday.  I also completed Empire’s Hostage, Book II of the Empire’s Legacy Series, this week, prepped the files for…

Roddons

This is the creative non-fiction piece I read at the Guelph Spoken Word evening, Grounded, on April 22nd.  The theme of the call for submission was ‘exploring our relationship with our landbase’ (in honour of Earth Day). A roddon, also written as rodham, is the dried raised bed of a watercourse such as a river or tidal-creek, especially in…