Never Shoot A Stampede Queen – Win Vancouver Tickets

Never Shoot a Stampede Queen on Stage

I am not sure about the rest of you, but one of my favourite side effects of travelling is taking the time to read.  And a favourite author of mine, that I tend to place at the tops of the holiday reads priority pile, is Mark Leiren-Young.  I still have yet to read Mark's latest book, Free Magic Secrets Revealed, that has only just hit bookstores in the past few weeks, but up … [Read more...]

Travel and Charity in Pacific Theatre’s Mother Teresa is Dead


Some people travel to visit friends or family. Some people travel to see the world. And some travel to escape. Such is the case of Jane, a character in Pacific Theatre’s latest show, Mother Teresa is Dead. Jane has travelled from England to India because she wants to help. She is overwhelmed by the poverty and injustice she sees in the world and feels an irrepressible need to … [Read more...]

She Has A Name & So Do Many Other Victims of Sex Tourism

There is absolutely nothing sexy or titillating about Sex Tourism.  Those that partake are creating somebody else's nightmare.  Photo by Kelsey Krogman from She Has A Name.

When I travel, I often wonder what life is like for the women that live there.  I know that with my pasty white skin and our roamancing red boots, I stand out and am not seen as one of them ~ treated with the grace and tenderness of a lady, but given the respect of a man in many cultures, in addition to being seen with a great deal of humour (often thanks to the red boots). … [Read more...]

Vancouver Theatre Giveaway: Victor Victoria at the Metro Theatre

Victor Victoria at Vancouver's Metro Theatre, March 17th - April 7th, 2012

Oh to be in Vancouver this Saturday, and to be whisked away in my mind to Paris, France in the 1930's with a prime seat for the entertainment in the Clubs, in just the right spot in the room to eavesdrop on all the shenanigans going on around me, because you know as a writer that is what we absolutely love to do (or at least what I personally absolutely love to do, and then … [Read more...]

Congrats to Our Winners!

Intimate Theatre Productions

As far as I'm concerned, you darling are all winners.  That aside, I did want to congratulate Bonnie and Brendouchio for winning our Vancouver Theatre Giveaways this past week to catch Intimate Theatre Production's I Love You Because ... and Studio 58's gender bender of a Julius Caesar. If you didn't win, you can still book tickets to these plays. Here are the details: I … [Read more...]