Trying to survive as an artist in Canada entails maximizing your flexibility.  I always maintained the traditional approach of utilising Trades as my “Bread & Butter” source of income to fuel my passions and dreams as an artist. The problem being that as one ages — the physical body suffers the process of entropy.  Coming back to Vancouver in 1995 marked the end of an era for me as “The Wandering Poet” who travelled the border regions of  Canada, often on a Wing and a Prayer. Physical and health issues brought me to the end of a long road — wherein I had to lay down and shift my priorities and focus in order to survive. This is where the seed of an idea was born — in that time where I was searching for answers through medecine that no living or current practioner of healing could provide. Through the process of “Divining” — an ancient word entered my consciousness and ancestral memory — lodging itself into my living spirit in a way that set me upon an intellectual quest to rediscover it…

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