Alison Garwood Jones

Hot off the press

Originally published in February 2012 in Blog

  My thanks to Sarah Richardson, Tommy Smythe and Kate Stuart for being such great interviews. Here’s their latest creation, a row house in London, England, featured in the March 2012 issue of Canadian House and Home. I called it  London Calling.

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Comeback Kid

Originally published in February 2012 in Blog

When Delia Martins talks about her work as a hairdresser, her voice revs up like an engine. “Hairdressers are artists. We sculpt, we carve, we notch, my point cut, we slither and twist,” she says, dancing on the spot. “It’s all about flair and using your design sense.” Next, ask her about hair colour and […]

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Swan song

Originally published in February 2012 in Blog

Vocal brilliance and a regal bearing crowbarred their way back into a tragic life right to the end. I had no idea Whitney Houston recorded this in 2009. I gave up on her years ago.    

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Thanks for tuning in

Originally published in February 2012 in Blog

When I started this blog, I didn’t know what would happen, what I would say or who would listen. I still don’t. Last spring, I noticed a spike in my traffic from Québec and it took a while before I realized my posts were lighting up computer screens in dorm rooms at Bishop’s University in the Eastern […]

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