Jul 11th, 2011
I have a raft of doctors. And I now have them all over the country on account of my rare tumour and the collective expertise of the neuro-specialists at Toronto Western Hospital. Toronto...
Dec 10th, 2010
England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)
Nov 13th, 2010
In 2008, I met a young woman who had more barriers than most girls. Maria* was 17 when I met her. Her mother had just died from cancer. She was diagnosed with borderline autism as a child and had a...
Oct 13th, 2010
My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)