Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

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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Nanaimo poet pens book about Hep C Journey

For Immediate Release January 29, 2016 Nanaimo poet pens book about Hepatitis C journey Award-winning poet Kim Goldberg never thought she would live to see a cure for Hepatitis C. When the cure arrived and Goldberg reaped the victory, it … 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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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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Note to Self: Simplify!

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on … Continue reading

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Remembering David Weston

David J. Weston, April 15, 1935–August 10, 2014, Nanaimo, BC by Kim Goldberg August 22, 2014 Longtime social activist and political philosopher David J. Weston passed away earlier this month, on August 10, 2014, at the age of 79. His … 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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Tragic News of Roy Ostling

Kim Goldberg June 7, 2014 ~ Well-known Nanaimo photographer and writer Roy Ostling disappeared more than a week ago, on May 29. Yesterday, we received the tragic news that Roy’s body had been found in Surrey. This is the message Roy’s … Continue reading

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MISSING: Roy Ostling (Nanaimo)

June 7, 2014 UPDATE: Last night, Roy Ostling’s sister posted the following announcement on Facebook for the many hundreds of people who had mobilized to help search for Roy: “Dear friends, Thank you all for your tremendous support and compassion. Sadly, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2014 – Nanaimo Potluck

International Women’s Day Potluck Dinner INSPIRING CHANGE Saturday, March 8, 2014 Location: St. Paul’s Anglican Church at 100 Chapel Street, Nanaimo, BC Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Potluck Dinner: If you are able, please … Continue reading

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