My love of Lake Ontario in published form

I love swimming. Outdoors, mostly, though I spend most of the year swimming indoors. And I love writing. Needless to say, it’s hard to keep the two apart. Cue my delight when I received a note from the incredible Tanya Shadrick, the 2016 writer-in-residence for Pells Pool , the oldest outdoor freshwater public pool in the…

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Love letters to Toronto’s swimming holes

When I’m not writing love letters, I’m swimming, especially during Toronto’s summer months. And when I’m not in the water, I’m co-writing a swim blog, Swimming Holes We Have Known with two brilliant swimmers, Rhya Tamasauskas and Laura Wills. I had the great pleasure of chatting with CBC Radio’s Metro Morning host, Matt Galloway from the docks…

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Swimming Holes We Have Known

I’m not sure there is anything better than swimming in the summer, and I have teamed up with two wonderful artists, Rhya Tamasauskas and Laura Wills, who feel the same way and we’ve created a blog: Swimming Holes We Have Known. So far we’ve travelled to Newfoundland (twice!), Nebraska, Twelve Mile Lake in Haliburton, Limerick Lake…

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