Book Clubs for Inmates – Donation

Book Clubs for Inmates is a registered charity that organizes volunteer-led book clubs within both men’s and women’s federal penitentiaries across Canada. As of 2016, they run 26 book clubs inside 17 different penitentiaries in seven provinces. BCFI runs French and English language book clubs for men and women incarcerated in minimum, medium, and maximum security […]

At Home with Lynn Crawford – Cookbook

Lesbian chef, author and TV celebrity Lynn Crawford has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. From humble beginnings, she became the Executive Chef of the Four Seasons Hotels in New York and Toronto before starring in various TV shows such as Restaurant Makeover,  her own show Pitchin’ In, opening her own restaurant, Ruby Watchco, […]

Fox & Fiddle & Books

As a book lover, I am always surprised when they make their way into my life in unexpected ways. I was at Fox & Fiddle on John St. recently, having lunch with a friend, when the bill arrived like this: Strapped to a book, I started to ooh and ahh, and my friend just gave […]

Fractals – Toronto Fringe Festival

Every year, the Fringe Festival comes to Toronto, offering up innovative and alternative theatre performances by local performers. The choose the performances by lottery. Kelly and I headed to Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, Canada’s oldest alternative theatre devoted to the development and production of new Canadian work, to catch a performance of limited run of Fractals. […]