Non-Fiction

Sylvie’s “Tales of Female Betrayal: 8 stories of wives, unsatisfied”

It was a full house for another one of the courses I created called “Tales of Female Betrayal: 8 stories of wives, unsatisfied” for the University of Ottawa’s Personal Enrichment Activities Program at the Centre for Continuing Education, downtown. Follow along by checking out some videos I share with the class. It’s an intriguing exploration […]

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Bonjour! Je suis une… Femme Sans Enfant : LISEZ – Blogue de Montréal, Quebec

I am excited to learn about the “Femme Sans Enfant” site from Montréal (Saint Bruno), Québec. It combines a Francophone-culture, sentiment and perspective on the reality not-often spoken of: women without children. Rallier les femmes sans enfant par circonstances de la vie ou par choix.– Catherine-Emmanuelle Delisle

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NEW JOB: Sylvie takes sabbatical to work for The Ottawa Public Library

Hello! I’m on sabbatical from my 15-year career in communications with The Government of Canada to work for the municipality of Ottawa at the Ottawa Public Library. It’s an exciting time in Ottawa and for the library, as we are looking to our community to help us decide upon the location of the new central […]

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May 20: Sylvie to give her French Music workshop on Piaf, Brel & Gainsbourg to “Retraite en Action”

I’m delighted to bring my “Ces Chansons Qui Ne Nous Quittent Pas: Piaf, Brel et Gainsbourg” culture course (based on my previous French Music course) to Ottawa/Gatineau’s Retraite en Action! The course will be held at le Patro for $12, 10h le 20 mai, 2016. Details here. Visitez le site des jeunes retraités francophones et […]

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FEATURE ARTICLE on Russell Square Station artist: Juan Carlos Noria // FourCulture Magazine

You’ll love the SOUNDS | WORDS | VISIONS | VOICES of Four Culture Magazine! Out Now, my Mar/Apr 2014 on-line magazine feature on Juan Carlos Noria! READ: “The Unbearable Rightness of Being … Kind” WATCH: Juan Carlos Noria from chris mullington on Vimeo. EXPLORE: VIEW:

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SIGN UP! Crowdfund ($upport) your copy of my NEW book!

I’ve got a NEW book in the works! Be a part of it: Sign up here to be notified of the Kickstarter campaign kickoff to publish this:

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MUSIC REVIEW — Vader Evader // London’s Blockhouse Bay, Well Endowed?

Read about the sweet & sexy SONIC STYLINGS of Blockhouse Bay in my upcoming feature in Vader Evader, a new-music on-line magazine for electronic music. Photo: Julian Reid **** excerpt // STYLE When the most boring criticism may be against the simple beats, Blockhouse Bay recovers quickly through Hughes’ artistic arrangements and the magic pulsating […]

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MUSIC REVIEW – FourCulture Magazine // CATCH ON: Why London, UK’s Blockhouse Bay is a great catch

ISSUE #9 of Four Culture Magazine // October 29 | Catch my ‘interesting’ feature Interview here with London, UK’s Rhys John Hughes of indie-electro new group Blockhouse Bay. Music lovers today are inundated with new tunes through the convenience of quick digital access where bands shoot to fame with a solitary single; to hell with […]

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READ: Sylvie writes about Pete Fij & Terry Bickers for Four Culture Magazine

Like great music? Don’t miss my article, THE ADORABLE (R)EVOLUTION OF LOVE SONGS about Pete Fij (Adorable / Polak) & Terry Bickers (House of Love / Levitation) Oct 15 in Four Culture Magazine.

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DINE: Project Food Blog 2012 for Ottawa’s Fish Market, Vineyards & Coasters!

In the fall, I was selected by The Fish Market Restaurant to be their *NEW* Project Food Blogger 2012! Read about … The Fish Market blog … Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro blog… Coasters Gourmet Grill blog … Bon appetit! WHY IS THIS PLACE SO GREAT? For starters, it’s hip, cool, comfortable and lacking the pretensions […]

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