These are a few of my favourite things:
This handsome bartender is a close relative.
Two cute guys. Talk about yin and yang – even more than John and Paul are Keef and Paul.
Yikes! The ghastly stories about these two never stop.
And this, which make me shriek with laughter because it’s me: I spent an hour yesterday on the phone with Hewlett-Packard when my two-year old printer suddenly, out of the blue, for no @## reason, stopped working:
And then Downton. Perfection! Wonderful to see my friend Dame Harriet Walter back on as Lady Shackleton, sparring with Dame Maggie. (I wonder if the actors who played Matthew and Sybil and who left this series have come to regret what seems a rash decision. Where are they now?)
Yesterday, Monday, a meeting with the brand new Ontario chapter of the Creative Non-fiction Collective, a small, select group. Much discussion of how little money there is in our profession, but also laughs and encouragement. Good to meet other crazy people.
Heard from a former student today, a beautiful note that meant a great deal.