“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.”
Dorothy Day


I continue to work in the community, undertaking contract and volunteer work on literacy, marketing, fundraising and various other projects.

Most recently I have been appointed as the Executive Director of the Unitarian Shelter of Nanaimo. Read my post here about this next step in my life. 

In the past I have worked with:

  • Alexandra Neighbourhood House
  • The Arts Council of Surrey
  • BC Ministry of Education 
  • Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (CWILL BC)
  • The Federation of BC Writers
  • Surrey Community Services Society
  • Surrey Crisis Line
  • Surrey Hospice Society

Since I moved to Nanaimo in the summer of 2016, I have been involved with

If your organization would like some short-term support with communications or fundraising projects, please contact me at

My most recent endeavour that falls under the category of Community is a new publishing initiative Tribe – a print anthology of prose and poetry about the lives and experiences of older single women. 
      Read all about it here, and if you are a writer, please share with your networks and/or download a copy of the writers’ guidelines.