Is It Funny?

“Is it funny?”he asks. This when I tell him I’ve written a one woman show. “It has elements of the ridiculous about it,” I hedge. Partly because I’m in the habit of slipping quotes from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice into...

A New Writing Workshop With Martyn Kendrick

Coming to the Centre A Writing Workshop with Martyn Kendrick April 26, 2014 at the Waterfront Trust Building in Hamilton I hold many titles and fulfill many roles, but the one that comes closest to my core is writer. Writing is the best way I’ve found to learn about...

The Sound of True Words Spoken

The sound of true words, surfacing from the deep, breaching like the whales I watched off the coast of Newfoundland. The oceans are vast but the great ones gather at the shoals to feed. I’ve seen them circle, open their mouths in unison to take in water, push it...

Coming to the Centre: A Writing Workshop

I hold many titles and fulfill many roles, but the one that comes closest to my core is writer. Writing is the best way I’ve found to learn about myself and make sense of the world. It is the path I take to come to my own centre and a vehicle to express the truth that...

Jack Frost Gets a Warm Welcome

When I was 9 years old we had a cold snap. I wrote a song about the images I saw in the frost on my window and took it to school where the teacher made the whole class learn it. The frost on an upstairs window tonight made me think of it. It was the very first...