“Auntie Linda’s Farm” at The New Quarterly

Auntie Linda spent a lot of time studying their bones. A man without his clothes has few secrets, but a man without his skin has none.  Auntie Linda’s neighbours were all men desiring solitude. They traveled from far and wide to settle n the woods around Auntie Linda’s farm, carrying little more than the rags…

Hobby Shop Train

Since I was 10 years old, I’ve thrilled to the electric train in the window of the St. Paul Street hobby shop. You press your hand to the glass and WHOOSH! watch it go. Now, the store front sits empty. The hobby shop and the train gone forever. Luckily, before it was all swept away,…