Toronto by Library #26: Palmerston Library

Another weekend is here and I’m happy to find that our plans are already taking us to a library I haven’t yet visited as a part of this project. The Palmerston branch has something most libraries in Toronto lack: a theatre space located in the basement. Sage will be performing there later today. The library is in a part of the city called the Annex where we lived from 2013-2015. It is an interesting mix of quiet residential streets and a vibrant street life on Bloor street. Continue reading Toronto by Library #26: Palmerston Library

Kittens Explain Story Editing

My partner, Sage, is a storyteller and she teaches storytelling workshops as well.  Recently she made a video to explain something I need to work hard on: Editing. Whether telling a story on stage, sharing a story with our friends, or writing a post here, it’s good to know what details you should and should not include. If you’re in Toronto, Sage offers workshops several times a year and performs regularly. We’re planning a trip back to India in January and she is hoping to offer a few workshops there and, if the opportunity arises, to perform there as well. … Continue reading Kittens Explain Story Editing

Hey Delhi and Jaipur! Tell Me Your Stories!

As many of you know, my partner, Sage, is a storyteller and teacher of storytelling here in Toronto. But she also has a podcast in which she shares other people’s stories as told by them. Some are by people she has met in Toronto either through storytelling performances or through her workshops and classes she’s offered over the years. Others, though are complete strangers who had a story they wanted to share. In just over three weeks, my son, Daegan, and I will be headed to Delhi to spend a week there, and another week in Jaipur. Do you live … Continue reading Hey Delhi and Jaipur! Tell Me Your Stories!