Canada’s court systems remain, procedurally and sometimes substantively, rooted in the past. Admittedly, judges and lawyers do not wear wigs, as do their counterparts in some countries. However, even here, judges robe, with different coloured sashes denoting which court they Continue reading Zooming ahead
One of my favourite TV shows when I am looking for something light, with fantastic scenery, characters who are, by and large, kind to one another and no violence or misogyny is 800 Words, set in rural New Zealand. In Continue reading Guess who’s coming to dinner?
May is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in Ontario. Each year, survivors and advocates raise their voices especially loudly to call for an end to sexualized violence and harassment as well as for increased, sustained funding for support, counselling Continue reading #NoOneAsksForIt
It has been 54 days since my partner and I waved a sad farewell to San Miguel and headed for the airport in Mexico City; 53 days since we pulled into our driveway at home and unloaded our hastily packed Continue reading Getting a grip