Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Morning After an Election

A long-time friend, Kristyn Wong-Tam, decided to run for City Council in Toronto. Although I’ve helped out a little in other candidates’ campaigns in the past, this was the first time I’ve ever been so deeply involved in a ‘big

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Being a clue-giver at the Diaspora Dialogues Scavenger Hunt at Word on the Street

What a lot of fun it was to be at WOTS this year. I was a clue-giver and the correct answer was “Maury”. Here’s a link to the video . Here’s a photo from the Diaspora Dialogues flickr stream. Thanks to Diaspora

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A year of words and community

Conversations between neighbours in dog parks can lead to great things… Just over a year ago, Melanie Janisse , local poet, artist and Zoot’s Cafe owner, and I were standing around St. Veronika’s schoolyard, watching our dogs sniff the ground. We started

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