In my own backyard

The first words – in fact, the only words – I saw were Directing Mentorship. Everything else in the introductory paragraph blurred out as my imagination took me on a wild ride. Me, directing a play, at a major theatre company in my own backyard. For a brief moment, I...
Creating a pocket universe

Creating a pocket universe

One of the things I’ve really missed these past few months is working in my favourite coffee spots – Thom Bargen, Café Postal, Miss Browns. A bit of an indulgence, for sure, but I thrive on the ambience in the room, the clatter of cups, coffee and plates,...

The problem with paper

I’ve always loved paper. Books over Kindle, yes, but also printing things off and writing things down on paper. I love writing on paper, particularly with a pencil, but as much as I love paper, sometimes it gets away from me. It piles up on the desk, the chair,...

Small find leads to much happiness

Thank you, whoever you are, for accidentally leaving this SMÄCKER tray in your shopping cart at IKEA over the weekend. Of course, I presume it was an accident. I mean who, would want to leave such an excellent item alone in a cart. I waited to see if you came back,...