These days I reach out and grab hold of any moment of intimacy – no matter how small – because this pandemic has not changed the fact that our lives on earth as fully intertwined. Staying at home rubs agains the grain. We want to bust out – spend time with friends on the patio; make a special dinner for our kids; get in the car and drive 10 hours to sleep in the guest room; hug our special people
Puttin’ on the dog … the Elder Dog that is
While researching my most recent documentary project – “Dog’s Best Friend”, a 5-part series for BellMedia’s FIBE TV1 community channel – it became clear that pet ownership improves your physical and mental health.
Why this Lingwood building was not demolished
But, the story of the building doesn't end there ... with demolition.
Once a darling, always a darling
https://youtu.be/Bw0x2A8tbTI I’ve gathered at least 20 hours worth of interviews, additional hours of location video and 100s of photographs for my film “Finding John Lingwood.” The finished film … 55 minutes. A mountain of information to work with and a lot left on the cutting room floor. It’s not quote as bad as you might … Continue reading Once a darling, always a darling
Can you help me find this house? I found this photograph while researching my current film project – "Finding John Lingwood" – at the University of Waterloo Library Special Collections and Archives. It's actually a black and white copy of the a colour photography Personal Studios' Bob Nicol made for John Lingwood, a modernist architect … Continue reading Mystery House
What will happen to John Lingwood’s Courthouse?
I was happy to see in a recent article in the Region of Waterloo Record that the Region of Waterloo is interested in the former provincial courthouse at 200 Frederick St. Kitchener as a potential location for more regional government offices. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UDPATE MARCH 29, 2018: The Region of Waterloo will renovate the courthouse to become the … Continue reading What will happen to John Lingwood’s Courthouse?