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Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

The Writer Who Doesn’t Write

Friday, 4:48 am There are many writers who don’t write. This is the story of one of them. The others have stories, too. But they haven’t written them. Their stories may be the same, or diffe...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Paris on my mind

I’ve had Paris on my mind. Two serendipitous but separate events have sparked a sudden Parisian joie de vivre. It started last week with a midday Facebook drive-by. My favourite discount tra...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

A Room of One’s Own

Virginia Woolf once famously said that “a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” A lot has changed since the early part of the last century, but I’m pretty ...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Loss and the Meaning of Art

I’m finally finishing this blog post. It’s been a year since I lost my childhood dog, Beatrice, to cancer. As with most unpleasant experiences it came with a lesson and I’ve been meaning to ...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Happy Holidays from Ottawa!

There’s nothing like a few days off to rest and recharge the mind. I touched down in Ottawa 2 days ago and am happy to report I haven’t left the house since. It’s a welcome change from the b...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Scotch Whiskey or Why I Hate Bees…

…but Today, a Little Less or Thanks to Matchstick The Macallan is the Sweetest Revenge. Second chances. Allow me to tell you a quick story of love lost and re-found in 3 scenes. Opening scen...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Sleepless in Seattle Toronto hence a Blog Post

So it’s been a little while since my last post….(Eeek!) Summer always seems to have that ethereal quality where it slips right through your fingers just as you become consciously aware it’s ...
Wandering Aesthetic · 1M ago

Hello world!

Well here we are! After almost two years of hemming & hawing I’ve decided to bite the bullet and have my own little piece of real-estate on the World Wide Web. Like me, I envision this space...