Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

a stolen wallet and late fall planting

Last Thursday I went to McMaster University to do an afternoon and evening book signing. We had a lovely time and the bookstore there is great. Then the next day I discovered my little bag with every piece of Id I have except my passport was gone. Then began the...

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The Music Garden in Toronto

Last night there was a celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Music Garden. This is one of those extraordinary treasure where money and politicians worked in our favour. Here is the man who did it: This is Jim Fleck who put money into the project, raised money and...

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At the Giller Awards

Last night was the Giller Awards and what an amazing and glorious evening it is. I was lucky enough to be sitting next to Michael Enright, the very best interviewer this country has right now. And around us were the other huge interviewing talents:  Matt Galloway, Gian Gomeshi and Anna Marie...

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WHAT WE LEARNED IN PARIS

Once again we learned just how wonderful the French are. And the Parisians themselves‹they are amazing.  It seems unfair that they have a bad reputation. I¹ve never had a bad experience here or anywhere in France for that matter. People are truly kind, especially if you are struggling. And even...

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MY HOLIDAY IN PARIS

The usual technological difficulties dogged my days in Paris: the computer not only broke down it died and there was no getting on the web or pick up e-mail even in the nice little local internet shop. Paris is of course perfect, glorious, magnificent except when it pisses down rain....

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