Yearly Archives: 2023


Salt Spring

I travelled to Salt Spring Island at the start of November for a couple of reasons: but mostly to take a turn as featured reader at the Poetry Open Mic series, at the Salt Spring Library. Mercifully arrived between rainstorms … Continue reading

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See you on Salt Spring?

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Circular Food

As the organizers might have expected, registration for this evening on the circular food economy mushroomed when it was known that food would be offered! Turns out there’s a lot happening in Victoria to rescue food from grocery outlets, then … Continue reading

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Word Vancouver 2023

I hadn’t been to Word Vancouver for several years. This year exhibitors were in the ice rink and readings and panels took place in the adjoining UBC classrooms and on the pavement level above. Here we see a typically Vancouver … Continue reading

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One more garden tour

Having planned my backyard reading for the same day as the Gorge Tillicum Urban Farmers summer garden tour (oops) I was pleased to be able to take in the follow on tour, and manage to get to one of the … Continue reading

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