Thoughts on the Intersections of Capitalism & Ableism


I think about ableism most days, but this is my first time officially participating. I haven’t used this blog in ages, but I figured this was a good enough reason to resurrect it – at least for today. It’s not … Continue reading

An Open (Love) Letter to Those Who Are Struggling

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This is a love letter of sorts. For those who are struggling, stuck, confused, scared shitless. For those who are lost, who are unsure of what to do with their lives, or where to go from here. For those who … Continue reading

Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

When I moved into a new apartment several years ago, this was the sight I gazed at through one of my windows. It made me smile everyday. Years later (after it was painted over), I found out that it was my friend Thom that had made the art. Hopefully the defeated little powerbox has found its freedom <3

“It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which … Continue reading

Love is…Brief Escapes & Entrenched Narratives


This weekend, armed with a pretty generous gift card, my partner and I escaped to the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake for a couple of whirlwind days. We stayed at one of the vintage hotels – an adorable and relatively unassuming … Continue reading

Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part Two: Explorations of Land, Writing, and Self


Journal Prompts (inspired by Jeanette Winterson) How do you “live in the space between chaos and shape”? How do you interpret that? (One of my favourite paragraphs from my favourite book) Where do you explore? How do you explore your … Continue reading

Jeanette Winterson & Newfoundland Adventures Part One

Creativity is when two seemingly separate and distant things can be merged together to make something meaningful. Last summer, we went on a wonderous adventure, traveling around Newfoundland – a rented car packed high with cheap supermarket food, camping gear, … Continue reading

Love is…maintaining balance in the presence of pain & a ginormous dose of self love! (also, my apparent fixation on trees)


So, a rough week in bodily aches, stiffness, and pain has left me a little exhausted. It’s so frustrating when I get these pain flare-ups (especially when it inhibits my desire to walk anywhere). It’s frustrating to not know exactly … Continue reading

Love is…Art & Community


This week, I’d like to place the focus around these two words, the concept of community more specifically. This week, a lot of passion and hard work finally materialized into an incredible event that I feel so privileged to have … Continue reading