Posted on October 4, 2018

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It’s OFFICIAL!

Yes! I’m delighted to finally be able to share the great news that I’ve teamed up with NDG soulstress Eleuthera for a DOUBLE-launch of our newest recorded works at Casa del Popolo! So, if you live in Montreal please join us to celebrate with live performances from yours truly backed by the Firing Squad and […]

Posted on September 26, 2018

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TONIGHT @ L’Escalier!

Tonight I’ll be performing at one of my favourite venues in Montreal, L’Escalier! It’ll be the first time I’ve performed in a while so I’ve got the jit-jittery nerves but soothing myself with the thought that this place feels like home for me. I mean, where else can you find Balkan Jazz, Reggae and Indie […]

Posted on March 8, 2018

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On Visibility and FIRST GIG OF 2018!

The Cagibi gig which I booked months ago is now almost upon us. At the time of booking gigs the date is safely far enough in advance for me not to feel anything until..suddenly..it’s only a few days away and both fear AND excitement rush in! And yet, I’m so pleased that I’ll be back […]

Posted on October 17, 2017

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Sister Singer II

Hard. Hard. Hard. Hard. Hard. HARD. Heart. Heart. Heart. Heart, I think as I’m lying in bed not looking forward to another night of tossing and turning, sighing and trying to convince my brain to switch off and let me rest. Focusing on my heart momentarily pulls me back into my body and relaxes me […]

Posted on August 28, 2017

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On Nature

I hear a loud crack and turn to see where the noise has come from. I notice a branch shaking from the takeoff impact of whatever animal it was that was perched on it and that most likely made the loud noise, but it’s disappeared. Out in this natural park in Gatineau, I am considered […]

Posted on August 14, 2016

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Lab Rabbit

I’m unemployed, having lost my job at the cafe I worked at after it was absorbed by the Corporation (more on the soon). While looking for new work, my friend suggests getting involved in some of the student medical trials at McGill University as a ‘lab rat’. She’s been making an extra buck or two […]

Posted on July 2, 2016

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A Failure

I’m cycling back from downtown Montreal after midnight on a Friday. I feel exhausted after having worked seven hours that day, volunteering for the city’s biggest comedy festival, Just for Laughs (JFL). ‘I hate volunteering’, I think. It’s not that I’ve had a particularly bad day, I’ve made friends with a nice Lebanese guy and […]