What would Anna Kaljas Say?

In 1993 Eric Brown was living through a rough patch. He was struggling with his mental health and having trouble finding a place to live. Several landlords had kicked him out, and homeless shelters had banned him.  His niece and advocate Sue Sauve was worried he might end up on the street. Then Eric found … Continue reading What would Anna Kaljas Say?

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History Repeats Itself

https://youtu.be/-ovOKH0TN9Q Friday, March 11, 2022 – I sit in my cozy, safe attic office looking out over a hushed Canadian neighbourhood. Snow falls, coating trees, sidewalks and cars with a pristine, late-winter mantle of white. Half a world away, millions of Ukrainians flee their own country while Russia’s military bombs civilian targets including residential blocks … Continue reading History Repeats Itself

New Doc Project: Readymade Story of an Unlikely Angel

Anna Kaljas, 1983 UPDATE"ANNA KALJAS: THE UNTOLD STORY" RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE REGION OF WATERLOO ARTS FUND As a documentary filmmaker, what more could you ask for? Anna Kaljas’ life is a readymade story of an unlikely angel. In my hometown of Kitchener, a medium sized city in Ontario, Canada, people remember Anna Kaljas as … Continue reading New Doc Project: Readymade Story of an Unlikely Angel

Why “Everything Reminds Me of My Dog”

Coral Andrews Jane Siberry If you missed my conversation yesterday (Jan, 27, 2021) with Coral Andrews Waterloo Region's Community Radio CKWR drive show host, here's a podcast of the segment. She prepared for me and included my all-time favourite doggo song Everything Reminds Me of My Dog by the enigmatic Jane Siberry. It's worth a … Continue reading Why “Everything Reminds Me of My Dog”