I’m Kim, a writer, author, designer, artist, yoga and meditation instructor, trained as an architect, living near Montréal, Canada.

MY NEW BOOK:
The Modern House Bus is now available for pre-order (published by The Countryman Press).

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  • Date
  • December 21, 2014

The Globalization of Addiction

Addiction is a hotly debated issue; is it a brain disease as some contend, or is it a collection of compulsive behaviours that arises from a psychological process, a forging of maladaptations to deal with emotional or psychological trauma. Others, like Canadian psychology professor Bruce K. Alexander, posit that the rise in addictions of all kinds …

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  • Date
  • May 21, 2013

Sprout Out Loud! ‘Zine Launch @ Drawn & Quarterly

Montréal artist-activist Emily Rose Michaud is launching the second edition of her ‘zine Pouvoir Aux Pousses! / Sprout Out Loud! tomorrow at local comics powerhouse Drawn & Quarterly. Emily established the Roerich Garden* in 2007, as part of the Sprout Out Loud! gardener’s collective. The Roerich Garden is located on a plot of land formerly …

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  • Date
  • April 18, 2013

The Dreaming, Dream Law and Ecological Ethics (Part 3)

Video: This incredible example of storytelling comes from the 2000 Sydney Olympics opening ceremony showing the unity of Australia’s 250 aboriginal tribes. Here follows Part 3 of a research paper that explores the connections between ecology, culture, science and the collective consciousness. Here are Part 1 and Part 2. The Dreaming, Dream Law and Ecological …

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  • Date
  • February 27, 2011

Permablitz This! Balcony Gardening Workshop

Turning a ho-hum balcony into a little oasis of blooming green (or at least starting to!) one July weekend in 2009. For this one-day workshop / permaculture blitz, we made self-watering containers, transplanted tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, one banana and herbs, made a climbing wall, and started a rainwater collection system, made out of recycled election …

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