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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss England

Posts from the Performance Category

Check out my conversation with Joshua Noiseux!

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We talk all about Josh’s work in academia and the feels we feel when it comes to climate change.

Resources from Josh:
The Poison Pill (for me at least):
http://www.catherineingram.com/facingextinction/

Books:
Mourning Nature: Hope at the Heart of Ecological Loss and Grief
https://www.mqup.ca/mourning-nature-products-9780773549340.php
Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization
http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100064510
Active Hope: How to face the mess we’re in without going crazy
https://www.activehope.info/

Featured Tunes:
Time to Build by Beastie Boys
Glass City by War on Women
Voice of Strength by Ecostrike
Cop Just Out of Frame by Propagandhi

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Check out my conversation with Holly Barclay!

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We chat about:

  • Why Holly chose to become a librarian and archivist
  • What the process of becoming a librarian and archivist has been like
  • How Ford’s government has impacted libraries in Ontario
  • Working with plants
  • Holly’s favourite bee facts
  • Navigating pregnancy and childbirth as a feminist in a rural area
  • Becoming a mother- and the identity shift associated with it
  • Care work, emotional labour, and asking for what we need
  • How Holly’s work keeps her well
  • and more!

Featured Tunes:
At the Library by Green Day
Lions and Tigers by Sleater Kinney
Prelude No. 7 of Book 1 (Debussy) by Daniel Weirsma
Braille by Regina Spektor

Check out my interview with an anonymous guest!

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We talk all about psychedelics…

  • the history of psychedelics
  • what psychedelics are
  • microdosing and macrodosing
  • trip reports
  • potential risks and benefits of psychedelics
  • doing psychedelics safely
  • and more!

PLEASE NOTE: We’re not condoning the use or production of psychedelics, this is just a conversation. Please educate yourself on the potential physical, emotional, and legal risks associated with psychedelics.

Featured Tunes by:
Sincere Engineer
Wayne Kennedy
Tool
The Beatles

Checkout my conversation with Susan K.!

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We talk about:

– Working for a union
– Gardening and wellness
Cat facts
– Making art
– Managing physical and emotional intersections when it comes to disability
– Living with OCD and CPTSD
– The journey that is self-care
– What it means to listen to our bodies and to respect their boundaries
– What Susan loves about Sasquatch and conspiracies in general
– What wellness means and how the things Susan does keep her well

Featured Tunes by:
Billie Eilish
Brutal Knights
Kendrick Lamar
Wayne Kennedy

Check out my conversation with Mathew Thompson!

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We talk about: 

  • How Mathew knew he wanted to be a chef
  • His experience in the food industry
  • How he ended up in Northumberland County
  • What it’s been like opening up his own restaurant, Ganarascals
  • What we can expect from the future of Ganarascals
  • What it’s like balancing being a business owner and a dad
  • How the work Mathew does keeps him well

Upcoming Events at Ganarascals:
IT’s Trivia
Uncle Bass is Terry Wilkins
Pat Temple and the HiLo Players
Steve Marriner

Featured Tunes by:
Hailiah
The Clash
TOOL
Tiny Stills

Check out my conversation with Jeff Bray!

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We talk about:

  • Jeff’s history in the food industry and what he loves about it
  • What brought Jeff back to Northumberland County and why he’s chosen this place to grow his family
  • Cultivate festival– how it started, why it started, how it’s growing, and what to expect this year
  • and more!

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Check out my conversation with Shelley Simester!

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We talk about:

  • How she became a professional actor
  • What she’s worked on in the past, what she’s working on now, what she’s doing next
  • Shelley’s advice for young people who are interested in becoming professional actors
  • How Shelley’s work keeps her well

and more!

Featured Music by:
The Slivers
Kate Suhr
Clan Hannigan & friends
The Weber Brothers