Category Archives: Cirque

Production Line 1

I made a machinery inspired aerial show! So grateful to everyone that participated in the show. They helped take my idea and made it better.

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3 September 2018

Last day of summer is here. Tomorrow the kiddo finally gets to don her new clothes and find out if she’s in class with the cool teacher she’s hoping for. Much as I’ve enjoyed this summer, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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20 June 2018

A month ago I ran away to join the circus… In reality, I guess it was more like taking a circus sabbatical. I left my work and family in Canada and flew to France to spend a focused week training … Continue reading

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26 December 2017

After an action packed Christmas (so lucky to be living this life with my little family), the kiddo is off with the other side of her family for a few days, Simon is on a (very cold) powder covered ski … Continue reading

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24 November 2017

After a week without travel or that damn cold/flu thing under my belt I’m feeling more like myself. Getting back to training hasn’t fixed my problems with the US Border people, but it has given my brain other things to … Continue reading

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Staycation

The past two weeks have been a challenge. Simon had back-to-back conferences with only a few days between to celebrate his birthday at home. Portia’s neurosurgeon appointment became scheduled just as he left for Germany on Thursday. Work continued to … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2015

Holiday party at the Fly with Me studio. This was my 2nd time performing this routine*, the first was in June. Still needs work, but it has definitely improved from the first run. *any routine

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Circus in the city – Flying Arts Collective

I hold pretty consistently to an 8am-4pm Mon-Fri work schedule, but as a self-employed consultant, it is primarily by choice. When a last minute client reschedule opened up a Friday morning slot I took the opportunity to get in some … Continue reading

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Show time!

Cirque du Old Lady became a real thing at the end of June when I performed in the student showcase. Notification went out a month before the show which gave me 4 classes to work out a routine. The school … Continue reading

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Learning pains

People often develop strong opinions about things that come in contact with the body. You don’t need to be an elite athlete to have a favourite brand of running shoes or bicycle. When I started journalling I noticed that my … Continue reading

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