Sushi Grass in Paradise (a story)
by Holly Lee

(29) Chai

At the door is a young woman, dark brown eyes and short wavy layered bob haircut. She carries a travel backpack on her shoulders, a Samsonite spinner in the colour of midnight blue standing upright beside her.

"Aunty, I'm arriving earlier, hope you don't mind!" With a step forward, she stretches out both arms and gives Mrs. Bento a full embrace.

Mrs. Bento is not overly surprised to find Chai at the door. She knows she's coming, just not knowing exactly when. Chai is her niece, the only daughter of her younger brother Qi. After graduating journalism from the Ryerson University Chai returned to her home base in Hong Kong, picked up some contractual and freelance work. From her last phone call she'd already told Mrs. Bento that she's planning to stay in Toronto for a while, to continue research on her project - The Anatomy of A City: Toronto Chapter.Read more



A Private Viewing event of artwork by Gary Michael Dault

Date: (Saturday) September 14 , 2019
• Time: 2 to 5 pm
• Venue: RSVP_50_GLADSTONE_AVENUE (Toronto)
• The event will be closed at 5 pm sharp.
• Limited to 20 RSVP registrants. Each registrant can bring one guest. (optional)

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by Fiona Smyth

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Seven Duets a Week

Lee Ka-sing began his diptych project in 2014. Over the years, more than a thousand diptychs were created. He describes the project as spontaneously as brush strokes on the pages of a sketchbook, or, a poem written daily. He calls these juxtaposition diptychs DUETS.

SEVEN DUETS A WEEK, is a weekly compiled inbox publication, with selection from his new and earlier diptychs. These diptych photographs, are also available as open editions in the format of 6.25 x 13 inches each.

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Travelling Palm Snapshots
by Tamara Chatterjee

Canada (May, 2011) – The ROM holds memorable explorations through my early learning years; the bat cave, dinosaur skeletons, totems. A realm of natural history, worldly antiquities and a couple mummies. I distinctly remember the time; Ms. Mummy lost her toe, we scurried out of there in our best version of an Indian Jones action sequence. It took me a few months before another venture into the Egyptian collection, despite the weekly visits to the museum on the way home from school.

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by Kai Chan

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by Cem Turgay

Van Gogh's chair



Caffeine Reveries
by Shelley Savor

The Routine Was Depressing

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Writings/ Photographs/ Poetry/ Archives
A Holly Lee and Lee Ka-sing online magazine. Published on Fridays.

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with columns by Artist and Writer
ISSN 1918-6991
Published since 2002, an Ocean and Pounds publication


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