We all start off as strangers. It’s random connections or, perhaps, a higher power that brings people together. With some, … More
11 Photos of children working in Dhaka’s garment industry. And thoughts about my own youth spent working.
I’m old enough to know three truths about love. First, it’s nearly impossible define. Great writers have spent lifetimes trying … More
Yudi wears a sly smile at his parents’ accusations. The 14-year-old doesn’t utter a word, just grins wider. He’ll gladly … More
After the typhoon in the Philippines last November, millions were left homeless. Twelve-year-old Adrian is one of them. He is … More
A trio of women are clapping and cooing. “Ngisi! Ngisi! (smile, smile)” they call in high pitched voices. They’re trying … More
A RARE SMILE flashes across Lorelyn’s face. She’s thinking about past harvests. Days when one of the neighbourhood men would … More
Got me-self published in The Globe and Mail Feb. 06, 2013 I shook with nervousness. Like me, they were awaiting … More