This heart. I sketched this heart while I was sitting in a session nearing the end of the Humber School for Writers Summer Workshop almost to the day - one year ago. My heart is full thinking of the tremendous week I experienced. Still - one year later - my heart is full. I… Continue reading Humber Summer Workshop Reflections: One Year Later
I'm feeling the yuletide spirit, friends! Are you as well? I've put a fancy word tree up at Gertrude's Writing Room. Workshops and classes continue to happen. Overall, I'm feeling pretty darn good. Last evening I finished reading a beautiful book by Kyo Maclear called 'The Letter Opener'. Maclear is one of my favourite writers!… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season!
My dearests! It’s been so long! My apologies! Do let me catch you up on this lovely, fat-with-fun-and-love summer that I’m having. Nope, I can’t believe it’s mid-August either. What can we do but fill each day to its fullest – even if the filling is lying on the sofa or sitting in a beach… Continue reading Hello, I’ve missed you!
We had a wonderful, busy, exciting grand opening at 628 Monmouth this past weekend to celebrate RW Studios, AmlinDesign and Gertrude's Writing Room officially opening our doors! It's a great honour to be sharing such a beautifully creative space with Greg and Mary Lou! To find out more about RW Studios - click here! To… Continue reading Grand Opening of Gertrude’s Writing Room – Pics and More!
One week ago, I was gathering around a table with my fellow classmates and teacher in the 'E' building on the Humber College Lakeshore campus for our final workshop. Time is doing that thing it does - you know, playing with your mind? Tricking you into feeling like weeks have gone by instead of only… Continue reading Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection
You know it's real when you get a lanyard. I got a reusable bag too. You know it. So, it's nearing the late evening of day four at the Humber School of Writers Summer Workshop...Physically, I'm pretty tired, and my tummy and guts are doing that thing they can do when they're away from home...you… Continue reading Humber School of Writing Summer Workshops – Pictures & Words
This afternoon I leave for Toronto to attend the Humber Summer Writing Workshop! My tummy is a bowl of fluttering knots and I feel shaky with anxiety and excitement. It's a beautiful morning. The sun is shining strong and it smells like summer on the cool breeze. The birds are awake and singing sweet songs… Continue reading Off to Humber & the Space Between