3 Crafts to Make with Paper: Stars, Bunting, and More

How do I decorate with little to no money? Scrap paper and wallpaper!

Links & Pursuits, October 2021

Things that caught my eye this month – including writing by Carolyn Hinds and Johnathon Flowers – plus some DIY pursuits.

Review: Everyone Knows your Mother is a Witch by Rivka Galchen

The unconventional approach to describing the legal battle, the juxtaposition of satirical characters against the cutting realism of the setting – this will definitely be a favourite book of 2021.

Links & Pursuits September 2021

Autumn is nearly here! After another summer without air conditioning this can only be good news in my house. I’m thinking of having a kind of mini harvest festival to celebrate the turn of the season – something involving apples and a bonfire.

Review of Refuse: CanLit in Ruins

My tangling together of value and production, identity and respect paralleled a similar phenomenon in Canadian literature as a whole. Refuse has shown me what lurks behind the façade of my dream job.

Books for Canada: Truth, Solidarity, Hope

I don’t have answers to the whys or the hows. I’m not an expert in politics or social justice – I know books better than people. Writing is what I have to offer. In light of this, I’ve put together a list of books.