Volunteer Artist in Residence, coming from Vancouver to be at Ross Creek till March 31. Please welcome her to our community!
at the moment, professional volunteer
What are you Doing at Ross Creek?
Sounds like a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
What book are you reading now?
The Birth House - a present from my dad in anticipation of heading to Ross Creek
Favourite music on your MP3 player?
Depends on my mood - I often listen to CBC
Favourite website/ podcast?
I like Design Sponge - but also many online newspapers/journals
Which Living Person do you most admire?
Hard to say! so many amazing people: Wade Davis/ Maude Barlow/ Vandana Shiva? I wish mainstream media paid more attention to such people!
What is your current obsession?
Hmmm - currently it is turning socks into monkeys- but I think this is just a phase.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
I've been lucky with a great family.
When and where were you happiest?
Probably at ECUAD or wwoofing at an arts centre in New Zealand. Or grade 3 - it was a good year.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
To have more faith. (in a non religious sense)
What quality do you most value in your friends?
Who is your hero of Fiction?
Indiana Jones? Ha, I don't know ...
Who is your hero in real life?
Wade Davis is pretty amazing - I don't know about being a "hero" though?
Which living person do you most despise?
I don't despise anyone I know personally - but have certainly read/heard about too many despicable acts by people I don't know.
If your life were a mix tape, what songs would be on it?
Life is a Highway, Tom Cochrane
All you need is Love, Beatles
Non, Je ne regrette rien, Edith Piaf
Society, Eddie Vedder
What's Going On, Marvin Gaye
Your favourite qualities in a man
Compassion, integrity, strength
Your favourite qualities in a woman
Integrity, strength, compassion
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
lack of faith?
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
lack of openness?
What is your greatest extravagance?
On what occasion do you lie?
to hide surprises.
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
ha - hmm - perfect skin and hair and eyes would be nice ... but i appreciate "imperfections" in other people and I hope they do likewise.
What talent would you most like to have?
Being musically inclined would be great - and being an amazing host (dinner parties/ guests)
If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
That they lived closer/ we saw each other more often
What is your most treasured possession?
My health? Also having a bike/camera/computer are nice.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
A perpetually conflicted ascetic aesthetic?
What is your motto?
Always be prepared? This too shall pass?