A long, hot knit to (the) finish!

While I wait to hear about my dissertation from UNB, I have been spending time with my children at my husband’s family cottage near Fredericton. The weather here is hot and my children are happy that I am no longer married to my computer. We’re playing, “frogging”, swimming, snacking, and I knit on my finalContinue reading “A long, hot knit to (the) finish!”

Soft (‘n’fresh’)

Soft hearted.. Softness Is A Strength Her fingers caressed the ivories So very lightly. The tunes that played Echoing sweetly. Ludovico Einaudi, Nuvole Bianche. The title, she said. She said, To her, this song captures the feeling of utmost sincerity that exist in the purest of her heart. To be able to stay soft, evenContinue reading “Soft (‘n’fresh’)”

‘It is proper to speak the truth’

My supervisor frequently reminds me to own the many realities of my current situation, and to not take for granted the work/art that goes into making a home and a life (the art of homelife?)… I am/do – try/ing – each day. So many different things occur in every family in the run of aContinue reading “‘It is proper to speak the truth’”

‘Just Making It’ – proposal defence

Phewf! Over this big hurdle. This is what I’ve got so far.. hogan_proposal-defence_013017webcopy (pres. visuals) hogan_oral-research-proposal-presentation_web-ready (written presentation) Thank you to all those who have supported, and continue to support me along this path that I’ve chosen. There are so very many of you that I need to thank, so please understand that I haven’t begun aContinue reading “‘Just Making It’ – proposal defence”

Feminist Art Conference here we come!

This weekend the Feminist Art Conference will be held in Toronto Ontario Canada, and I am happy to be able to report that ~ THE GYNOCRATIC ART GALLERY WILL be there! My mum has been helping me with our GAG-fortune cookies, which will be available free to those at the conference. We hope that you’ll come pickContinue reading “Feminist Art Conference here we come!”

Gutters/Selvage/Salvage; or, ‘To Be Honest’..

I may be repeating myself out of insecurity, but the purpose of this blog is not one of navel-gazing per se, but rather to record my research process as I work through my doctoral project (though admittedly the two may appear indistinguishable some days). I have a motive to offer – if, and where possible – anyContinue reading “Gutters/Selvage/Salvage; or, ‘To Be Honest’..”