I am a creatively maladjusted polymath. A declaration that has earned me looks running from puzzled to baffled to ‘that’s not some kind of psycho killer’ is it?
Over the past several years I have tried to write a neat tidy piece about the nature of being creatively maladjusted and why it is vital to the quality of our future to ensure the voice of the creatively maladjusted are considered.
Continue reading The Quintessence of Creative Maladjustment
Although it seemed the opening of the modular housing on River Road in Abbotsford would endlessly move into the future, it was inevitable that at some point the building would have residents.
With the building open and people moved in perhaps soimeone could fanswer the question: what’s the plan?
Continue reading Homelessness – Low Barrier Housing
I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. Lily Tomlin
While the actions and behaviours of BC Housing in doing a lot of ‘something’ meet the demand of the public to ‘do something’ about homelessness, that ‘something’ is totally ineffective in addressing homelessness and its related issues. Like a rocking chair, there is lots of motion and effort to go nowhere.
In fact, coming up with actions more pointless than BC Housing’s system that repeatedly places people into housing they fall out of within a few months and/or sends people through treatment with them returning to their addiction a few months after finishing treatment would be most difficult.
Continue reading Extreme Winter Weather in Abbotsford – BC Housing’s Invincible Ignorance