Author Archives: Rhona


Permission to attend our reading

Judy LeBlanc’s new collection of personal essays, Permission to Land, reflects on her mother’s First Nations heritage, and why this wasn’t discussed in the family during her lifetime. It’s a beautiful read and you can hear from it, and poetry … Continue reading

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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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