Every year, Toronto hosts the Toronto International Film Festival (T.I.F.F.) where for ten days we get to rub elbows with actors and directors who are here to promote their upcoming releases. Thanks to an article by CBC Books, I discovered that one of the movies they’re featuring this year is […]

Hysteria looks hysterical

Sometimes, no, most times, I pity people who have to endure conversations with me, especially if I’m having to make a decision. Why is that? Because I’m certain this is what I sound like… “It should just be a sort of grayish-yellow-green” “Uh huh” I know exactly what I want, […]

How to Drive Others Crazy

Promo has been tiring me out, and I figure you’re ready to see something a little different, so I dragged out an old favorite. Name that movie.  I give you a line and you tell me what movie it’s from.  There aren’t any prizes, just have fun and see how […]

Where’d that come from?

My sister sent an email to my mother who forwarded it to me. The small village where I was raised is now the focus of a horror movie. Shock jock Grant Mazzy has, once again, been kicked-off the Big City airwaves and now the only job he can get is […]

Hometown made Famous (or Infamous?)

“Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster and the theory of Atlantis?” Way back in July 1984, I was abysmally ill thanks to morning sickness. So Gizmo Guy decided we should do something to get […]

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Gizmo Guy and I watched a movie tonight – unusual for me in that it was a Woody Allen flick. I’m not usually a big fan of his movies, but I did find ‘Match Point‘ interesting. I started off watching it because Gizmo Guy suggested it (he’d seen it before […]


When I started this blog I wanted to try to keep it ‘writing related.’ I have deviated a few times – the first time I wrote about my roof leaking I justified it because the day before I’d written a scene where my character awakes to discover the roof over […]

Protagonists and Antagonists – who needs ’em?