The Sydenham Public Pool

  “The pool is crowded for this late. Here are thin children, hairy animal men. Disproportionate boys, all necks and legs and knobby joints, shallow-chested, vaguely birdlike. Like you. Here are old people moving tentatively through shallows on stick legs, feeling at the water with their hands, out of every element at once. The pool…

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The L. Ron Hubbard House (The Church of Scientology)

  This is the second installment of #thegodproject. You can read more about the premise behind it here. Please read the premise before continuing.  DISCLAIMER: This is NOT an expose. #thegodproject is not about  religious critique – if you’re looking for that, you’ll find this whole project most unsatisfying. It’s pretty straightforward writing with the…

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The Rosebank Catholic Church

  This is the first installment of a new section for my blog, called #TheGodProject. You can read more about the premise behind it here.   They say ‘write what you know’ – so I thought I’d start this project off with Catholicism. I was brought up Catholic (I was dragged to Mass by my…

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