Declare war on the aphid nation in this battle-ready tee, now available in pink or black. We’re taking pre-orders for a limited time which allows us to make the design available in a new colour (for those of you, like me, who like their shirts black) and a much wider variety of sizes from Women’s Fitted medium all the way up to Unisex XL. We’ve also reduced the price for a limited time.
I had a TV crew here for about 2 hours one scorching hot and humid afternoon in August shooting a segment on heirloom vegetables for a show called “Living in Toronto.” There are other “Living ins” across Canada however the first is set to air tomorrow afternoon.
Details: CBC “Living in Toronto”, 1pm – 1:30pm.
My rooftop garden as seen from underneath the tent.
Here I am with the segment producer Myrocia preparing for a tomato-tasting bit. Did I mention the unbearable heat and humidity? By the time this picture was taken I had completely given up on any attempt to look TV-ready. I had to dab my face with a towel between takes. Good times!
Are you going to be attending the Blogher conference in Chicago next week? If you are say hi. I’ll be moderating a panel discussion on visual blogging with a talented group of woman as well as doing a book signing (day and time TBA).
Here’s the scoop:
Blogging is More Than Words
Day One. 4:30pm
Many bloggers actually consider their online space a visual medium. Can the online rendition of your visual output really do it justice? What do visual artists get out of showing their work online? What about virtual collaboration? Gayla Trail moderates a conversation with bloggers Tracey Clark, Renee Garner, Keri Smith and Zoe Strauss, who are making the most of technology to further their non-textual art.
“I don’t promote myself as an authority. I’m a person who really, really loves to garden. I know a thing or two but there is a ton I don’t know and will probably never know. I make mistakes. I experiment like crazy. I don’t have all of the answers, I don’t believe in that “right” one way to do things, I don’t have buckets of cash, a sprawling estate or a backyard even. There are a lot of people like me who want to grow something and that group of people have been mostly ignored by the gardening industry.“
My interview with The Germinatrix (aka Ivette Soler) is up today on the Domino Magazine blog. This was a really fun and brainy interview — one of my favourites to date. Thanks Ivette!
I’m way behind on a lot of things including getting a new contest happening around here. This one is as easy and lazy as a hot summer afternoon. All you need to do is sign yourself up for the newsletter/mailing list (the box is located to your right. Scroll down a short ways). On July 20 I will send out a second newsletter with instructions to a secret contest page. You submit, I randomly draw a winner. Easy!
The Prize: One copy of the most excellent camping guide for reformed, or thinking about possibly, maybe giving it a go camping-phobes Ã¢â‚¬Å“Let’s Get Primitive: The Urban Girl’s Guide to CampingÃ¢â‚¬Â by Heather Menicucci. If you’d like to learn more this interview with Jeffrey Yamaguchi of 52 Projects fame will fill you in.