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A treat to the ears

Posted on August 1, 2020
Christian Island has its own radio station and it’s as if I had curated it myself with my ridiculousness in genre shifting… the last three songs were “Maria from west side story” “stop in the name of love by Diana Ross” and now we’re on to “black hole sun by soundgarden”. Followed by “Superstar by Love Inc.” and now culminating with their flagship song: of course a tribute to their namesake “Christian Island by Gordon

I’d drive forever for these views

Posted on July 31, 2020
I hadn’t been farther than 40km from home since Feb! With my negative COVID test it was finally time to go a little farther… I’d have driven 10000x farther just for these views!

Those were QUICK results!

Posted on July 30, 2020
Bravo Middlesex-London Health Unit on the ridiculously efficient setup of Carling #COVID19 test centre – probably the best healthcare experience I’ve ever had. I’m not worried I have Covid; but wanted to confirm negative before seeing some family members this weekend. Bravo to the whole health team! Curious what it’s like if you’ve never been to an assessment centre? I went at the best possible time [check the @MLHealthUnit Twitter to find out wait times
I was proud to contribute two videos yesterday to Pride London Festival’s “Virtual Pride Community Celebration.” Enjoy these videos! Team JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT celebrates Pride: Pride Men’s Chorus London celebrates Pride:

So much more than a game of trivia

Posted on July 25, 2020
This is heartwarming… a story about a trans youth who got to meet a hockey hero… Supported, in a small part, by people from around the world who are playing a virtual trivia series for a good cause (including me and my Rainbow Brites teammates Daniel Blaxall, Katy Boychuk, Jordan Antonia, and Lisa Mc Dougall). So thankful to you Karen Simpson for organizing something that’s much bigger than trivia fun! Wonderful story (and lovely photos
In honour of the 40th celebration of Pride London Festival, which concludes tomorrow with a special virtual community celebration, I have curated an extra-special epic playlist of LGBT2Q+ inspired music to celebrate. Lots of songs by queer artists, allies and a bunch of classic and modern musical theatre numbers that highlight the queer community. Enjoy! (available below on Apple Music and Spotify)

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