A Moment of Christmas Folly
We aren’t sure if our little cat
understood the concept.
We wish you plenty of joy
to get through another winter!
The Resilient Snowman
Our snowman is in deep water
The hockey game has been called off
Still and all
He chances his arms
To brighten the night’s sky[...]
My participation in the Carbon Neutral Challenge of the Maskinongé RCM
I was asked to represent the citizen segment of the Maskinongé MRC’s Carbon Neutral Challenge which aims to encourage local actions that tend towards carbon neutrality. I accepted to host a film crew three times during the summer to follow the progress of my efforts to grow and preserve fruits and vegetables.[...]
Santa Claus will be making it to the Moon
Santa Claus will be making it to the Moon!
Amazon too, but not sure that’s worth mentioning…
One thing’s for sure, the Three Wise Men
won’t not be coming round this year.
Moving to the Country: a Dream Come True
Bye bye Montreal! It was our intention to make the move, the pandemic simply speeded things up. Jean-Louis and I have left the big city and are now happy dwellers of a house in the country near Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, a parish municipality in the Mauricie region of Quebec.[...]
The Bewitched Canoe, a Jolly Subversive Christmas Tale
Acabris! Acabras! Acabram! May the holiday season be magical and allow yours stories to soar high above the pine tree line to jump from the old year to the new one. What about the Devil? We’re taking him on board, of course! The cotillion is much livelier when he’s there to warm bodies and souls! …[...]
20 Years of Christmas Cards
Sending homemade Christmas cards has been a tradition in our family since my girls were very little. This year we are celebrating our 20th edition![...]
Why I’m saying goodbye to Facebook?
It’s decided, I’m closing my Facebook account. And Instagram too (owned by Facebook). At first, I was curious to see if these platforms would help be stay in touch with my friends and promote my photography work. A big NO on both counts. The algorithms keep us caught in a vicious cycle: in order for…[...]
Mont-Laurier Exhibition Extended
Good news: my Northern Crossing exhibition will be on for an extra week in Mont-Laurier. You have until August 25th to go see this “fabulous family frenzy”, as described by a visitor… My big girls giggled like little children taking each other’s picture in front of their pictures! Centre d’exposition de Mont-Laurier 385, rue…[...]
Farewell Glasgow | Looking back on my residency at the CCA
I closed the door to my studio-flat at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) for the last time yesterday morning after an intense and productive three month residency. I left Montreal in search of my seal skin. I’m returning with a wedding dress in my suitcase! In the interval, I hopscotched from loch to loch…[...]
A Formidable Nutcracker for Christmas
Emma and her Nutcracker for a quick pas de deux on the immaculate frozen lake. ❄ ❄ ❄ ❄ ❄ All this… Arm lifted Leg in the air A smile at minus fifteen Celsius An uncertain mustache. ❄ ❄ ❄ ❄ ❄ All this… To wish you A…[...]
For Christmas, offer a doorway to imagination… Give the gift of art!
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”, said Pablo Picasso. And as Jean Cocteau wrote: “Frivolity is the best answer to anguish”. A present that soothes the spirit while rejoicing the heart, what better gift to offer for Christmas? All my images are available as archival fine art prints. Professional museum…[...]
Elected Vice-president of the RAAV, an ongoing commitment
Laughter is serious business!
As some of you might already know, I regularly collaborate with my husband, Jean-Louis Boudou, on the production of video reportages for Second Regard, a CBC French network television show dedicated to spiritual & philosophical matters. Our last story ask the question: what is laughter and why do we laugh? Answers with humorists André Sauvé,…[...]
My daughter and me photographed at the rally in support of the CALQ
(THIS POST IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ONLY IN FRENCH) À peine quelques minutes après la publication de mon billet « Des huards pour les arts » au sujet de la manifestation qui s’est tenue aujourd’hui à Montréal pour dénoncer le sous-financement de l’État pour les arts et lettres au Québec, voilà que je tombe sur un article sur le site…[...]