In which I am covered in chalk

I came home today wearing a jacket covered in a substance I haven’t had to deal with (professionally, at least) in years: chalkdust. I’d facilitated a day-long session at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus, a 21-year-old facility (which...

Cavalier about the lavalier

If you’ve never delivered a speech, presentation or workshop with a lavalier microphone attached to you, then friend, you’ve missed out. The lav is a little microphone, about the size of a bumblebee, that clips to your lapel. A black wire runs from the mic...