Travels with Swarm

Travels with Swarm

THIN AIR was absolutely fantastic! Such an amazing opportunity to meet readers and writers and literature lovers, including a group of keen creative kids at Vincent Massey Collegiate. The questions they asked after my reading there were better than some posed by...
Travel Back In Time

Travel Back In Time

This weekend, weather permitting, J. and I are heading to Black Creek Pioneer Village on the north end of Toronto. I’ve been meaning to go for awhile – mainly because my love of history and genealogy has started me on a writing project (my second book of...
Following Family History

Following Family History

Updated (Oct 2017): Following Sea will be published by Turnstone Press in Spring 2019 Every summer, Jason and I head north to Ontario’s Manitoulin Island, the largest freshwater island in the world. We spend whatever time we can: a week, a few days, a fortnight....
ten things to do in peterborough, ontario

ten things to do in peterborough, ontario

I have been lazy lately and lulled by the site of green tomatoes slowly growing in my garden. A little sun might be nice, however, to actually ripen them up. All this precipitation brings to mind the summer of 1992, when it rained 16 weekends in a row, and I walked...

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