2018 Retrospect

Here are some things I did in 2018:

-Travelled with friends and to visit friends in Luxembourg, Switzerland, Bruges, Utrecht, Barcelona, and Berlin

-Had my cousin Jessica stay with my in Aix-En-Provence and stayed with my cousin Claudia in Berlin

-Survived a job in France that was 1 part shit show and 1 part candid camera prank show, Iā€™m certain, but

-Taught some wonderful students in France

-Started a new podcast with Dylan Clark-Moore called Rattling The Cage

-Started an online tarot reading business

-Moved back to Canada

-Took my shop, Moon Of Retribvtion, to eight different markets all over Southwestern Ontario

-Taught five EAP courses at Brescia

-Started working at OCAD in Toronto as a TA for a writing course, commuting once a week

-Gave a lecture as TA for the UWO Intro to Medieval Studies course

-Gave a guest lecture for the UWO course (De)Formed Space/Time in 20th Century British and Irish Literature

-Published three new posts on Offbeat Home

-Recorded an episode of my podcast Rattling The Cage live at Forest City Comicon

-Recorded an episode of Rattling The Cage live after a screening of MANDY at Hyland Cinema

-Was interviewed at a live talk show called Kangaroo Variety

-Started DBT and increased my medication

-Put together three new publications by three different authors for my small press

-Competed in my second powerlifting competition, this time placing 1st and beating my previous competition deadlift number

-Had three paintings accepted to a gallery show at Grassroot Goods Gallery

-Contributed to the forthcoming 3rd edition of Offbeat Bride the book

-Put together a proposal for a brand new book as a co-author and

-Had that book picked up by Seal Press