A little fish

In 2016, Monica Kidd and her family spent a month at their cabin in the Bay of Exploits. Busy working on a novel at the time, her father-in-law challenged her to write a story about the capelin fishery instead. He was upset that the capelin hadn’t rolled that year, there were no whales, and there…

The Shoe Project (2017)

Issues of immigration have been front and centre in the news lately. But behind the cacophony of international politics are all the small stories… those of loss and of new beginnings… that we don’t hear so often. The Shoe Project means to change all that. The brainchild of Toronto novelist Katherine Govier, The Shoe Project…

The Stone Collector

About a year after flooding in Southern Alberta became Canada’s most expensive natural disaster to date, I started to notice some interesting things cropping up along the Bow River in Calgary. Cairns and designs of stones began dotting islands and small parcels of land under bridges. Intrigued by who was behind it and what they…

The Ripple Effect

This post marks a new chapter for curiaudio. After a 12-year hiatus from radio (aside from the occasional cameo appearance), I am returning to my roots in community radio and have embarked on a series of documentaries for Voice of Bonne Bay (95.9FM, 98.1FM in beautiful Gros Morne National Park), and worldwide on www.vobb.org. The…

Canada Day

The earth is an Indian thing said Kerouac, in Mexico, full of desert and staring eyes. And it is. In the way this island has been danced upon from before time. We are all but visitors here. Feel the earth tremble. CLICK TO LISTEN TO THE RECORDING