Monthly Archives: May 2012

IT’S MY BODY POLITIC: Slutwalk Toronto 2012

Written on the skin Whether it’s a government telling us to take the veil off (they say, “it indicates you are oppressed”) or the police saying you should have put something on (they say,  “it indicates you are a slut”) all we are saying is that we want to make our own choices as to [...]

JANE’S WALK: The Die is Cast

Sculptures around Leaside and Mount Pleasant Cemetery taken during Jane’s Walks Toronto 2012. Why is that statues cast in bronze have more life than some of the people beside me on the TTC? All photography by Leah Snyder. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about [...]

MY FAVORITE PEOPLE: Ian McMurrich

Sentimentality seeps through. The work of artist Ian McMurrich was on my wishlist from the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2011 (TOAE). We got to talking about how if he ever needed models for his work I would sit for him. If you know me then you probably know how much the voyeuristic photographer in me [...]

JANE SAYS: Toronto’s weekend of Jane’s Walks

From Sao Paulo to Tel Aviv millions of footsteps follow the path of Jane Jacobs spirit of urbanism based in knowing, exploring and protecting the neighbourhoods we live in. “No one can find what will work for our cities by looking at … suburban garden cities, manipulating scale models, or inventing dream cities. You’ve got [...]

GREEN LIVING: My Best in Show Top 5!

May 1, 2012 – 3:12 pm

Better late than never – Thinking Green at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto. This post was a little slow in coming (it’s been a busy month!) but I didn’t want to entirely miss the shout outs to the people I met and what I loved at the Green Living Show held two weeks ago. This [...]