Justin Trudeau will be holding a Town Hall style meeting at Alumni Hall later today in London, ON. If you have good and pressing questions, I encourage you to go and represent. Having lived in the United States for the past 8 years, I feel like I have a better grasp of US politics (as bizarre as the current situation is) than I do of Canadian politics at present.
This is the e-mail I received from the Liberal Party which has all the relevant information: Continue reading “Today: Trudeau Town Hall at Alumni Hall”
From ages 3 to 11, I lived in a green and white house at the corner of Wharncliffe and Charles. My house is soon to be torn down. So, I’ll need to snap a photo before it’s gone for good. Back in the day, this location would be considered walking distance to the Thames River and Downtown. I’m not sure what the average Londoner now considers walking distance but I am going to assume that it still lies somewhere between what a Vancouverite considers walking distance and what a Texan considers walking distance.
Anyway, in the early 80s, on one of these walks Downtown, we saw that something was being built on the east side of the Thames beside the Old Courthouse which in those days was covered in ivy adding to its hoary ethos. The climbing ivy and knowing that people had been hanged there gave the courthouse an air of mystery like something out of a fantasy story. I remember when they stripped the courthouse. I could almost feel its shame at being so exposed. No, the courthouse is best dressed in ivy. Continue reading “From Giraffe Stalls to Pokéstops: The London Art Gallery”