I heard her on a podcast the other day, reading from her novel, Polar Vortex, which had just been shortlisted for the Booker prize. It reminded me of the very first thing that struck me about Shani Mootoo ... her rich and wonderful Trinidadian accent. It’s much diminished now, an echo of what it was all those years ago, but still evocative.
I had just finished the Revelstoke Dam project and found myself in Vancouver looking for a new adventure. I saw an ad looking for people to sign up homeowners for…Read more