In The Press…
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*** Reportage rarely goes from the horse’s mouth to newsprint without a couple of facts getting lost in translation. And the above article is no exception. Aaron remains extremely grateful for Merilyn Simonds’ interest in his work, and wishes to thank her for taking the time to shine her brilliant light upon his otherwise obscurely lit corner of literary toiling, but there are two instances in the above article where the facts were marred by the imperfections of verbal communication: 1. The article gives the impression that Aaron is in his mid-thirties, when in actuality he is more world-weary than that, at forty-three years of age. 2. Aaron is not a freelance sound technician, as was stated in the article. However, he does, when opportunity knocks, load and unload opera sets into and out of an old World War II airplane hangar, for a very respectable wage paid by the Canadian Opera Company.
A shot of WS Daily (CKWS Television) host, Bill Hall, interviewing Aaron live on the patio of The Prince George Hotel in Kingston, Ontario. The cold pint of beer was a welcome addition, as the conversating (sic) was taking place under the hot compress of the noonday sun.