This blog is taken from a Facebook post I wrote in reaction to the recent story of Greyhound Canada ceasing all operations. As you can see, it stirred up some memories. I am a child of the road. Growing up in the 70s and 80s, my family took regular road trips from Ottawa to TorontoContinue reading “Down Ontario Highways”
I’m taking a break from blogging about my geeky past to announce that I’ve been named the inaugural Writer-In-Residence at the Cotton Factory in Hamilton along with local writer Sally Cooper. Sponsored by the CoWork Space at The Cotton Factory, the Writer-in-Residence Program is a new opportunity that allows writers the time and space to buildContinue reading “Cotton Factory Writer-In-Residence”
You might be wondering where it all began for me. Why this story? Why role-playing? Why vampires and wizards and LARP? As you already know, I’m a huge geek. And, as I said before, playing Dungeons and Dragons was in my blood from a very early age. Like most people I know, I started atContinue reading “Fandom-fuelled youth”
What if I told you there was an epic story being told entirely in the shadows? What if this story featured sinister vampires and devious wizards? And what if these supernatural creatures were also the people you knew or the people you loved? Real life is always stranger than fiction. Case in point, Live ActionContinue reading “Welcome to the shadows…”
By now, you’ve heard the story. The legend, really. Shakespeare wrote the masterpiece of King Lear at the height of the Black Plague. And, if you’re like me, this legend rang in your ear when the pandemic first began. So many of us (at least those with the privilege of doing so) were in theContinue reading “Steps on a Journey”
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