Tag Archives: Nanaimo

DisconTent City Nanaimo (Photos)

I took a stroll through Nanaimo’s DisconTent City today. The first tents were set up here on May 17, 2018, to draw attention to the problem of homelessness and lack of affordable housing in Nanaimo. The encampment is on city-owned … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Tent City – Day 1

A tent city of homeless individuals sprung up on the lawn of Nanaimo City Hall this morning. The action is in response to the city’s lack of progress on homelessness and the opioid crises locally. Six tents were standing in … Continue reading

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Photos from Submarine Dead Ahead (Re)Launch

A few photos from the recent re-launching of my 1991 book, Submarine Dead Ahead! Waging Peace in America’s Nuclear Colony (Harbour Publishing), about the work and vision of a local peace group in the 1980s, the Nanoose Conversion Campaign.  Including … Continue reading

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Carabid

Carabid Kim Goldberg A large ground beetle lumbers across pavement his earthworm parcel twitching and flailing like a flag in a hailstorm. The beetle wobbles from the jerky weight of suppressed freedom until the pair, locked as they are in … Continue reading

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The Beaver Lodichai

The Beaver Lodichai by Kim Goldberg ~ The beaver Lodichai was the most celebrated chap in the marsh. His glossy pelt rippled in the sun as he clambered ashore to chip away at young alder trunks. Everyone wanted to be … 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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Media Coverage of Undetectable

My latest book Undetectable, my haibun poetry memoir of Hepatitis C and virus as metaphor, has garnered some GREAT media coverage so far! Here are some links for your reading and listening pleasure: RADIO People First Radio – Audio from … Continue reading

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