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Plaques Marking Madness

Women and men were segregated by gender and split off into different halves of the Toronto asylum.We began our tour visiting the women. Our tour guide, Dr. Geoffrey Reaume, is a psychiatric survivor cum academic who decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Day tripping in Toronto Three

Error: It’s all part of the blog learning-curve. New posts lie atop old posts so splitting my story into segments won’t work. You’d have to read it backwards in time and that’s no good. So ‘start to finish’ my new motto. Apropos, … Continue reading

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Day Tripping to Toronto’s Former Lunatic Asylum

Cheap local travel in our own backyard. Day tripping on the TTC in Toronto. Attending a memorial ceremony of nineteenth century patient labourers at the Toronto Lunatic Asylum. Continue reading

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