Lex Barrie

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I spent the first hour of my day trying to figure out what to wear. As an individual who identifies as gender-fluid, these things can get pretty complicated sometimes. That’s when you call in the reinforcements. Which, in my case is the entirety of my mothers wardrobe. Since I started being able to fit into …

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When my great-grandparents lived in Scarborough, there were two big trees in their backyard. Both had a silly little face on the front and each were given a name. Picture two tall trees, the bark peeling with age and the leaves falling slowly at the end of a hot summer onto the gardens below. One …

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The twinkling lights and the aroma of vanilla candles. Welcome to my Nana’s house on the 17th of this beautiful month. Her tree was trimmed and her stockings were hung by the China cabinet with care. She had a stick in her back pocket to ward me away from my gifts (which were being harboured …

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I went by my great-grandmother’s house this morning to help her and my aunt put the Christmas decorations up for the rest of the year. While I was there though, I came across a box of stuffed animals with Santa hats. This might seem normal to some people but to me the whole thing was …

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