Published Work

Examples of my published writing include,

Yearning for the Zen of the Transit Lounge,” Queens Quarterly, Winter 2021.

The Past and Future Forest,” Queen’s Quarterly, Fall 2019.

“The short shelf of Canadian opera singer biographies,” Opera Canada, Spring 2019.

A Historian’s Quest to Recover a Shared Moment in History,” Queen’s Quarterly, Spring 2019.

The Canadian Nightingale: Bertha Crawford and the Dream of the Prima DonnaVictoria, CA: FriesenPress. (2017) ISBN 978-1-525517-41-9

1907: Metcalfe Wins the Cup. Vernon, ON: Osgoode Township Museum. (2017). (ISBN 978-1-927333-00-6)

Private Sully Goes to War: An Eastern Ontario Boy Writes to His Girl From the Trenches in World War One. Vernon, ON: Osgoode Township Museum. (2014) ISBN 978-1-895638-99-8

Bertha Crawford, ‘The Canadian Nightingale’: Re-constructing the Life of a Forgotten Canadian Singer,” Canadian Antique Phonograph Society (CAPS) Newsletter, November 2013.

Embroidering History: An Englishwoman’s Experience as a Humanitarian Aid Volunteer in Post-War Poland, 1924-1925. Derby, UK: DB Publishing/JMD Media. (2011) ISBN-10: 1-78091-143-2, ISBN-13: 978-1-78091-143-4

Tajikistan: a travelogue. To the Pamirs and back: rolling dispatches from Tajikistan. Derby, UK: JMD Media. (2012) ISBN 978-1-78156-003-4

Ukraine: a travelogue. Changing times in Odessa, Ukraine: dispatches from an ‘economy in transition’. Derby, UK: JMD Media. (2012) ISBN 978-1-78156-034-1

“The Concert Party Tour: Bringing entertainment to Alberta communities 100 years ago,” Alberta History, 60(2) 11-16. (2012)

A Historical Tour of Turn of the Century Metcalfe, Ontario. Metcalfe, ON: Metcalfe Women’s Institute/Osgoode Township Historical Society. (1996) ISBN 0-9680882-0-1