Category Archives: Miscellany

Good Times with Old Friends

Had a wonderful time today visiting with three fellow author friends and TWUC members in downtown Nanaimo this sunny afternoon at a sidewalk table at Serious Coffee as the world passed by on Commercial Street. My compatriots were Della Burford, … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Home for Sale – $260K

SOLD! There were multiple offers on this property and I have now accepted one of them. So this house is no longer available. Thank you all for your interest! ********************** Handyman Special at 345 Howard Avenue! Price: $260,000 (“as is”) … Continue reading

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Solitude and the Artist

by Kim Goldberg Most people simply cannot grok prolonged solitude. This makes it hard on those of us who work creatively as writers, artists, poets, visionaries. To think the thought that has never been thought, to write the line that … Continue reading

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February blooms & berries in Barsby Park

February blooms and berries in Barsby Park amid the sodden blankets and cardboard of the city’s homeless population before the inevitable 58-unit riverfront condominium development supplants all with synthetic building materials and occupants. Photos © Kim Goldberg

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Language as a vector of pain

I recently had someone tell me he disowns me. This struck me as an incongruous turn of phrase since he never owned me to begin with (nor does anyone else for that matter), thereby making disownership a non sequitur, a … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Pig Squash Press! You have arrived at the cyber-home, alter ego, publishing imprint and creative conduit connecting me – Kim Goldberg – to the rest of the planet (and possibly beyond). My forthcoming book is Devolution, coming from … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Joe Rosenblatt!

My friend and colleague Joe Rosenblatt turned 80 on Boxing Day. And a bunch of us artsy fartsy types (plus a few real people who’ve done an honest day’s work) celebrated the grand occasion at Joe & Faye’s home in … Continue reading

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