Category: Creative

  • A Tired Day in the Neigbourhood

    A Tired Day in the Neigbourhood

    I’m sitting in front of the sink, back against a cabinet, on the floor of my kitchen. Over the top of my computer screen I see Ralph, a nine week old doodle, fast asleep. He yawns, stretches out, sits up, takes two steps, and squats. “NO!!!” screams my sleep-deprived brain. I launch myself into action, […]

  • I’m Here Reacting | #OurLondonFamily

    Trigger Warning: This post contains discussion of the recent terrorist attack in London, Ontario and documents my experience of hearing the news. I was sitting in a warehouse in Halifax, waiting to be called to set, when I found out about the terrorist attack in London, Ontario. I heard the news from my dad, in […]

  • Could I Live On A Farm With Friends?

    I gather the first moments of the day through an uncovered bedroom window. The field sits in the foreground, full of plants that I never thought I’d understand, and a stand of trees paints upwards along the horizon. A blue pickup turns towards the road, exhaust floating over the corn stalks that frame the driveway. […]

  • Introspection

    Introspection

    On Boxing Day in Newfoundland. I start without ceremony or expectation, all wet sticks, newspaper bits, and saw cuts. I am lethargy and intention, watching broad swaths of sun coat the backs of mountains. I sit roughly, collapsed against black metal, smoking furtively, beckoning commitment not yet mustered. Around me, anxious possibilities swirl, whispering sweater […]

  • Stupid Love

    Stupid Love

    For the last few weeks I’ve been writing and trying to write. I’m not sure what my writerly voice is, but I do know that I have a tendency to edit as I type. I sit in my chair, uncertain about the tone that I want to strike and then I start to work the […]

  • Windermere Cafe Set List

    Weighty Ghost – Wintersleep Old Apartment – Barenaked Ladies Ordinary Day – Great Big Sea One Week – Barenaked Ladies California – Wave Wonderwall – Oasis Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty Let Her Cry – Hootie and the Blowfish Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cheery Semi Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind 500 Miles – […]

  • Windermere Cafe Gig Renewed for November

    Tom McIntosh and I will continue to play our Friday night gig at Windermere Cafe through the months of October and November. Join us every Friday night for live music from 5pm-9pm. Let us know if you have any song requests!