WRITING


I am a freelance writer, giving a geographic perspective on a variety of topics. Please enjoy this selection of my writing. 

The Globe and Mail




November 24, 2017
How a strip of warehouses became a community hub

November 25, 2016
Erosion threatens Toronto Islands, Gibraltar Point feared at brink

October 27, 2016
Why I pranked Torontonians with fake condo signs

May 21, 2016
The decline of the convenience store

October 10, 2015
Meet Toronto’s new masters of Pizza

May 22, 2015
Then there were 100: Why Toronto Public Library’s new branch is the perfect modern library

Spacing Toronto





September 23, 2015
The TORONTO sign: how life imitates graphic design

February 15, 2015
Toronto is a geologic force: The Lost Rivers guide to the PATH system

January 28, 2015
Exploring “downtown” Centreville in the winter: A ghost town in more ways than one

November 14, 2014
Nicknaming the Toronto Skyline - why buildings need affectionate names

October 23, 2014
Lake Ontario is a Sea

February 19, 2014
The secret Toronto airport express bus

February 4, 2014
The most beautiful Dairy Queen in Toronto?

January 28, 2014
Toronto’s Art Deco district? Take a walk along Eglinton Avenue West

January 20, 2014
Landfill on the Toronto Islands


Now Magazine




January 19, 2015
How Davenport is giving new meaning to gentrification


Torontoist




November 18, 2014
Empowering Young People Through Bikes



BlogTO




May 28, 2015
The story behind Toronto’s hidden artist retreat

June 25, 2012
A night out at Eglinton West and Oakwood


Volume




April 22, 2013
Cultures Melting into Natures: a Review of Ja Natuurlijk (Yes Naturally)

February 19, 2013
A city of Continuously Regenerating Cells


The Pop Up City 





May 24, 2013
Paris Replaces Lawnmowers With Fleet Of Urban Sheep

May 20, 2013
Urban Nomad Spread DIY Inspiration Throughout Amsterdam

May 6, 2013
Farming The City: Food as a Tool for Today’s Urbanization

February 28, 2013
Make Your Tools Accessible to Those that Need Them at the Tool Library

February 26, 2013
Crowdsourced Urbanism: the Rise of Facebook Democracy?

February 22, 2013
Public Urinal Provides Locally Sourced Fertilizer for Urban Greenery

February 12, 2013
Bottom-Up Urbanism Works! An Update from the Livable City Awards


Spacing Atlantic 




November 22, 2012
Moving the Morris House North

July 4, 2012
Halifax’s Bridge to Nowhere

August 2, 2011
Meet me in the middle/The middle of the town


Spacing Montreal 





April 7, 2010
How my Father Sees the Mile End

February 25, 2010
Natural Paths

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