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“Let him rest,” says his widow

When I’m writing an obituary, I live among the family. Not literally, of course, but emotionally. It begins with reading the death notice, usually written by one of the deceased’s children, placed in a newspaper at great cost and twigging … Continue reading

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AhoyTIFF!

I live and work, think and write, within spitting distance of TIFF’s excitedly unfurling red carpets and splashes of sparkling entourages. My home and office is in Toronto’s film district, 20 minutes by bicycle from the yawning, yapping rush-seat crowds. It’s … Continue reading

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