What do you love about your city?

December 14, 2017
by Lindsay
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A holiday love letter

It’s my very favourite time of year – all crafting and baking and twinkle lights, gingerbread and ornaments and candles lit when the sun goes down and shovelling in the sparkly sunshine…and giving back. A few weeks ago, I took my two … Continue reading

November 10, 2017
by Lindsay
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A Parkdalian Portrait Gallery, maps and more postcards

One of my very favourite places in Toronto is Parkdale Library and I’ve had the great pleasure of hanging out there twice a week this fall. In addition to an adult writing workshop every Wednesday, I’ve been asking patrons to … Continue reading

October 22, 2017
by Lindsay
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Parkdale postcards and portraits

On Thursdays, I host a drop-in event at Parkdale Library  from 4:30-6 (c’mon by!). One week, we wrote postcards to our favourite places in Parkdale… And last week, we created a portrait gallery of wonderful Parkdalians and made a Parkdale … Continue reading

October 13, 2017
by Lindsay
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Literary Citizenship, a guest lecture, and horror movie lockers

For the second year in a row I had the great pleasure of heading to Prof. Robert McGill’s Literary Citizenship class to create love letters with them. We talked about the how and the why (and the ongoing financial how!) … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
by Lindsay
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Mapping the city

I am having THE BEST time leading a writing workshop at Parkdale Library.We’re exploring Parkdale, and the city through words and holy smokes is it inspiring. Every Wednesday evening I get to hang out with such engaged, wonderful people and write … Continue reading