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Short Film, “Old Friends”

Just over a week ago, Rob Fulton (Hemlock Grove, Murdoch Mysteries) Louis Thomas and myself, Colin Frizzell (Chill, Lavender), decided to see if we could create a 3 minute drama/thriller in time for Halloween. Long story short, here’s the world premier of, “Old Friends” a 3-minute … Continue reading

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Signing, September 24th, 2017, at Word On The Street!

The Sunday, September 23rd, 2017, Peggy Frizzell (aka, Mum) will be selling and signing copies of her book, Such Little Time: A Collection of Love Letters, at Word of the Street in Toronto, Ontario, at the Harbourfront Centre. It’s supposed … Continue reading

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Now for Something Completely Different.

Now for something completely different: me attempting to perform a character’s song from a novel I’m writing.  

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A Poem About Love and Saying, I Do: ‘All Things and Nothing at All’

Aired on February 12th, 2017, on 99.3 County FM, The County Writes . . . The County Reads, hosted by Lynn Pickering. Listen here:   I wrote this for my fiancée, for our wedding. Years later she told me that she was in … Continue reading

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A Christmas Message from J (of ‘Just J’)

People, all people, even the poorest child born in a manger, are worthy of love and respect regardless of their background or if they act outside accepted social norms. We’re all capable of miraculous acts of mercy, compassion, integrity, ingenuity … Continue reading

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‘Lavender’, Seed to Screen: Cole’s Notes Version

“You can’t be fond of living in the past, ’cause if you are then there’s no way that you’re going to last”— Gord Downie Lavender, Seed to Screen, started and stopped. As with most things it depends on income, time … Continue reading

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The Feel of Words

I love the feel of words. I know that sounds hokey. Some would say pretentious. Especially the most pretentious. They wouldn’t say so straight out, but with a role of their eyes or a condescending aside, perhaps jot down a … Continue reading

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The County Writes, The County Reads: Father’s Day Episode.

SUNDAY ON THE COUNTY WRITES…THE COUNTY READS – following the news at noon. HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! COLIN FRIZZELL shares memories of his father, a Cressy farmer, and what he learned from the life, and death, of his dad. CHRISTINE RENAUD … Continue reading

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‘Lavender’

It’s been a long journey but the official press-release was made today in Variety!

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“Just J”, Christmas Excerpt.

We used to make a big deal out of Christmas. Ours was always the largest tree on the block and on Christmas Eve we’d invite the whole neighborhood over. The outside of the house would be covered in lights and the … Continue reading

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