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Cats, kids and cafes

Cats, kids and cafes

Yesterday I found out that the Cat Cafe on Whyte doesn’t allow children under 10. A friend took her 7-year-old son there, only to be turned away at the door. He was pretty devastated, of course – they live in a small apartment and can’t […]

Farewell, Vue Weekly

Farewell, Vue Weekly

I have resigned from Vue Weekly. As of July 6, 2016 I will no longer be Dish/News Editor for the paper. This was a very difficult decision and not one I made lightly, as Vue has been such a huge part of my life for […]

Journalism: Living in a Dying Industry

Journalism: Living in a Dying Industry

Ninety staff fired across the country, 35 of which were right here in Edmonton: in light of the most recent spate of Postmedia cuts at the end of January, how is the next generation of journalists being taught—and how do they feel about a future […]

Stix and the City: The Yarn Harlot comes to Edmonton

Stix and the City: The Yarn Harlot comes to Edmonton

Mea culpa, Stephanie: my paper ran that headline you hate so much. I am culpable; I sort of egged them into it with my first line. I swear it wasn’t meant to play off that old stereotype, but I can see why the muggles took […]

Welcome to my site, version 2.0

Welcome to my site, version 2.0

I’m back, with a new and improved site after about a year-long hiatus. I’ll be posting various vinous ruminations in due order.