Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Life Before and After Disaster” by P.C.A.W.

Was life going the way Jane had dreamt as a child? She had pictured married life based on her parents. When their fiftieth anniversary was celebrated, they still acted like newlyweds. Vacations were spent travelling as a family, going to … Continue reading

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“Final Cut” by Alan David Ross

I will always remember the absolute desperation of the two protagonists Thelma and Louise.  They were hounded by the relentless machinations of the norm, law and order.  Our lovable yet hapless heroes bound up by fate in its fickle kind … Continue reading

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Music Balm 2012 – A concert by people with lived experience of mental illness

Click on the link below for more information on the annual Music Balm concert by people with lived experience of homelessness, held at London’s beautiful Aeolian Hall on Sunday October 14, 2012: Music Balm Oct 14 2012 Come out and … Continue reading

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Celebrating City Art Centre’s 20th Anniversary: COURAGE Art Show

You are invited to join the City Art Centre in celebrating their 20th Anniversary at the COURAGE Art Show Opening Gala Saturday, Sept.22, 6pm to 9pm at City Art Centre, gallery & studio 652 Elizabeth St. London, ON  Enjoy their Members’ artwork exploring … Continue reading

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“Illusions” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Disillusioned by the arrogance, supposedly enabling the less fortunate the necessities to live Food, shelter, and spending money to buy the basics Or even a reason to want to live. The privilege to have a place to call home, cupboards with … Continue reading

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Be part of the solution: World Homeless Action Day – London (October 10, 2012)

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) Where: St Paul’s Cathedral lawn, 472 Richmond St., London, Ontario  October 10th is World Homeless Action Day, an international awareness raising event about homelessness in our community. This year, the … Continue reading

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“Deep Within” – song lyrics written in collaboration by 5 participants of Grit Uplifted

On Saturday August 25, 2012, the participants of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group learned about sounds and patterns in creative writing, and their exercise that day involved writing song lyrics using the guidelines and tips that were provided. The … Continue reading

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Writing Group Celebrations & Readings @ Central Library (September 1, 2012): Photo Album

Take a peak at a few of the photos from our most recent Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group “finale” at the Central Library on Saturday September 1, 2012. After presenting the writers with their certificates of achievement for participation in … Continue reading

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Farewell from volunteer facilitator Pam Clark to participants of Grit Uplifted (September 1, 2012)

It is with a heavy heart and a whole lot of gratitude that we said goodbye and a huge thank you to Pam Clark, volunteer co-facilitator of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group at the Central Library, this past Saturday, … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group @ Central Library to resume Sat. Sep. 29th

The Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group at the Central Branch of the London Public Library will be taking a 3-week break between sessions, so our weekly meetings will resume on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 2:00-4:00pm in the Friends of the Library … Continue reading

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