Tag Archives: Nanaimo

Undetectable – Launch Dates & Readings

Here are some of my scheduled launches and readings for my latest book, Undetectable – my haibun poetry account of my Hepatitis C journey and recent cure. Everyone is welcome at these events, and questions are encouraged. All events are … Continue reading

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Israeli Pilot Turned Peace Activist Coming to Vancouver Island

Yonatan Shapira, a former Israeli Air Force pilot who is now a highly respected peace activist, will be coming to Vancouver Island November 6 and 7 for a speaking tour. This is a rare opportunity to hear from someone who … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Regional District Tries to Banish Writers

Just two days before our Sharing the Fire gathering of writers is scheduled to begin at Thistledown Farm B&B in Cedar, BC, bureaucrats from the Regional District of Nanaimo have threatened to shut it down. The event involves about a dozen writers … Continue reading

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Sharing the Fire – Uncivilisation Gathering on Vancouver Island Aug 2015

by Kim Goldberg May 14, 2015 When: August 28-30, 2015 Where: Thistledown Farm, 2869 Cedar Road, Nanaimo, BC V9X 1K3 What: A creative think-tank of writers and artists Accommodation: Mostly tenting Cost: $60 (US or Canadian funds) – includes basic … Continue reading

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POSTERS: Cascadia Poetry Festival 2015

We’ve got posters galore for the 3rd Cascadia Poetry Festival, coming up April 30-May 3, 2015, in Nanaimo, British Columbia. All-Access Gold Pass that gets you into everything (except the 2 workshops) is just $25! I know – crazy! Four days of fab … 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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Day after the vote (haiku)

Day after the vote: at the dock the kingfisher has changed his perch (poem © kim goldberg)  

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A story emerges (haiku)

A story emerges from the forest, stands blinking in the sun (Poem & photo © Kim Goldberg)

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Federal NDP Rejects Nanaimo Filmmaker’s Bid for Nomination over Israel Stance

June 30, 2014 The Federal NDP executive has apparently rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly, who has been seeking his party’s nomination for the new federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith in British Columbia. And the reason that … Continue reading

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Shield

SHIELD Kim Goldberg On this solstice morning through slits of light in the privacy screen I planted to shield myself from my neighbour (who is in no way offensive but merely there) I glimpse pieces of a doe gliding past— … Continue reading

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