The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to the surface many of our deep-seated fears around the “Other”. In this time we have found many of us cocooning and longing for closeness and connectedness in a safe and secure space, while we have looked outward at other communities, nations, peoples—even our neighbours. Are they respecting restrictions? Are … Read more

Digital “Watercolour Painting of octopii in Lake Ontario

octopus’ garden

I became fascinated with Octopuses after watching a documentary last year about a man who developed the most fantastic friendship with an Octopus. I was amazed by how intelligent and sentient they are. It became obvious that they experience attachment, fear, and other emotions, just as humans do—Probably just as most of the animal world … Read more