Links & blogs you should know

Trout in Plaid

Savvy, smart, witty and armed with good taste, this Peterborough and surrounding area blog about the arts is a must for anyone spending time in rural Ontario.


My sister Mariellen’s tales of travel and transformation. Full of the best tips about all things India and beyond and one of the most viewed travel sites in the world. i would list her awards but there are way too many!  I am her Digital & Social Media Coordinator.

Electric City Magazine

This is a free magazine of Peterborough life and culture, published in hard copy and distributed throughout the city on a monthly basis, updated on the web and distributed via social media regularly. I write for it occasionally – the editor is the funniest person on Facebook.

This is a tourist website I write for occasionally. My blogs for them have covered gallery crawling in Sudbury in the middle of winter, exploring former mining shafts while monstrously hungover in Cobalt and following the footsteps of Franklin Carmichael.

Artist as Debtor

This is a public group on Facebook and a platform to develop a discussion about the effects that a growing mass of debt has on the work of artists and related issues. It began with a conference at Cooper Union on January 23, 2015 hosted by Coco Fusco and Noah Fischer. Beginning with participants in the conference, they are publishing papers on


CARFAC Ontario is the association of professional visual and media artists. Founded in 1968, CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens) has worked for 40 years on the legal and economic issues facing visual artists. We believe that artists, like professionals in other fields, should be paid for their work and share equitably in profits from their art practice. The work of CARFAC Ontario is to develop policies, publications and services that assist artists, galleries, curators, art patrons, and other stakeholders in creating an economic climate that benefits all visual artists.




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