She Speaks Collection

She Speaks: Let’s expect – and demand – more from our leaders She Speaks: At last women are done being silent She Speaks: don’t believe everything you think She Speaks: Walk in my shoes; March in yours She Speaks: Show Up, Don’t Give Up She Speaks: Lorena Bobbitt, Tonya Harding, and Monica Lewinsky walk intoContinue reading “She Speaks Collection”

She Speaks: Muskoka has an addiction problem and it’s not what you think

Addiction is the employment of a coping skill in the absence of others. It is the natural end result of a society that does not value people, does not foster emotional intelligence, and does not teach resiliency at a young age or indeed at any age. People become addicts because they have intolerable pain.

She Speaks: Show Up, Don’t Give Up

The word activism is so lovely. It just means that we act in accordance with our values. That we do something. Part of my role as an activist is to activate others. To wake others up and show them the power they have if they decide to channel it. When is one voice insufficient? When it forgets it has never been one voice.

Audio: Interview by Jo Jordon for Hunter’s Bay Radio – Writing and the 2018 Muskoka Novel Marathon

Listen to this fantastic interview by Jo Jordon for Studio K! This is the third time I’ve had the opportunity to be interviewed by Jo. My first interview was about my volunteer work, and the second was with Kai and it centred on our trip to Iceland. She asks wonderful questions and always seems soContinue reading “Audio: Interview by Jo Jordon for Hunter’s Bay Radio – Writing and the 2018 Muskoka Novel Marathon”