Ages ago I submitted a photo essay to the Canadian Labour Congress for their “Workers’ Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice” project. It was meant to be funded as part of the (at least dubious, and almost certainly offensive, given that people have lived here for many thousands of years) Canada 150 celebration. The […]
This afternoon I went with Tristan to watch the Good Friday parade in Little Italy.
I spent most of today working on the theoretical framework for my forthcoming proposal, but this morning I went with my mother and some of her friends to see Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum. Also, I took a break in the evening to try yoga for the first time in Massey’s Upper Library. It was quite […]
Every year, the Massey Grand Rounds Symposium assembles scholars and practitioners in health-related fields to discuss issues of public importance. This year’s theme was “Health and Environment: Air, Food, and Drugs” and included presentations on air pollution and asthma; sugar; illicit drugs; violence in urban environments; and housing. I took photos of the whole event.
My friend Kieran read some poems from her evolving collection of cowgirl poetry at the monthly Common Reading performance at Toronto’s Belljar Cafe.
On Saturday, Massey College held its annual Wine Grazing event, in which people enjoy a variety of quality wines and food pairings. The Jean Bourdy Chardonnay and Domaine Baumard Chenin Blanc were especially good.
On Saturday, my friend Amanda and I attended Massey College’s annual Winter Ball. The planning committee made a bold choice this year, omitting the sit-down dinner which has been the centrepiece of all other Massey high table dinners which I have attended and serving a variety of appetizers in the common room and using the […]
I got a few photos at this year’s Robbie Burns Night at Massey College.
Today I skipped Judo for the Toronto Women’s March. For the moment, I will choose to highlight the progressive notion that Trump is the dying last gasp of misogyny, racism, and intolerance within an American population which is ever-more diverse, progressive, and empowered. Trump is the braggadocious con man trying to sell himself as a […]