I’ve spent the last week at Annette St. Library asking people to write love letters to one of my very favourite neighbourhoods in the city, The Junction. We had SO MUCH FUN! (The clear winner has been ice cream in … Continue reading →
L.A.’s Aero Movie Theatre: It opened before the WWII (showing continuous 24-hour movie theatre for aircraft workers!) and is still lighting up the neighbourhood with its pink and green fluorescent marquee. The vintage movies, make it the best spot for … Continue reading →
Have you looked at a twirly wire display of the postcards for your city recently? They all are the same: the skyline with a setting sun, the skyline with mid-day sun, an iconic building, a famous statue (Hello, Statue of … Continue reading →
Green is just starting to reappear here, tiny tips poking through the occasional morning frost, making their appearance through the oak leaves we forgot to clean up last fall. There is one lone yellow crocus in the backyard that is … Continue reading →
Such exciting news in this grey, grey January – I’ve received funding from the Ontario Arts Council to bring my city-based Love Lettering Project-inspired writing workshops to Parkdale Library this fall! I’m so excited! There will be a few drop-in … Continue reading →
Last fall, I got to chat with a writer named Melody Warnick. She was interviewing me for CityLab, but 30 seconds into the interview, it didn’t feel like an interview at all. We talked about city building and placemaking and … Continue reading →
Learning what 10-year-olds love about their neighbourhoods never ceases to inspire me. In my residency as an artist mentor through tdsbCREATES, I’ve asked my students at Broadacres to write love letters to the school, and then their neighbourhoods and hide them for … Continue reading →
The Love Lettering Project might be one of my very favourite things to talk about. And talking about it with Melody Warnick from The Atlantic’s CityLab filled my heart to the brim. What an honour! Read the article here!