What do you love about your city?

December 14, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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

September 25, 2017
by Lindsay
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Celebrating summer: The CBC Radio + picnic edition

I’m officially solar-powered, and I love summer so even though it has finally arrived this year, in mid-September, it’s perfect weather for picnicking and bike riding and eating your weight in watermelon. I got to bike down to the CBC … Continue reading

September 21, 2017
by Lindsay
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Writing The City: Writing workshops at Parkdale Library

Do you love Parkdale? Do you love to write? Join me for a *free* 8-week writing workshop at Parkdale Library where we will find our creative voices, inspired by Parkdale. Adult workshops: Wednesdays: 6:30-8pm (Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 / … Continue reading

September 19, 2017
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What do you love about Parkdale?

What do you love about Parkdale?? Come on by Parkdale Library on Thursday and/or Saturday and write love letters to one of my very favourite neighbourhoods in Toronto (it’s free!!) Parkdale Library: 1303 Queen Street W Thursday, September 21: 4-5:30pm … Continue reading