Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION

My stuff

  • Print

Lois Gillespie

Singer/songwriter

If your house were on fire, heaven forbid, what's the one item contained within that you would try to take with you? (People, pets and computers not included.)

I think I would happy to get out safely, but if I could grab something it would be my Yamaha acoustic guitar and maybe my folder full of unfinished lyrics/songs. I have other guitars, but that one was my first so it has sentimental value, reminds me why I started to write songs and still sounds great.

What's the one clothing/fashion item you can't

live without?

My friends play What Not to Wear with me just so I can get rid of excess clothing/fashion items! I would say I am attached to my thrift-store Bettie Page dress and tan cowboy boots.

What's your favourite knick-knack and why?

A friend who no longer lives here stayed with me for a while and when she left, there was a strange, small, purple ceramic creature left on my coffee table. I have grown quite fond of it because it reminds me of her, and is so ridiculous-looking it makes me laugh.

What's the oldest thing you own?

I guess that would be my Yamaha guitar, which I think was made in 1976.

Describe your most beloved piece of furniture.

I don't really like furniture and would prefer a wide open space with just built-in shelves and clothes racks, so I guess the only piece of furniture I come close to loving is my bed. I love to sleep!

Is there an edible item we'll always find

in your pantry or fridge?

What's a pantry? Ha, ha! I always have unsalted pistachios in the cupboard and homemade plain Greek yogurt in the fridge. Oh, and coffee.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 15, 2012 E2

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Doug Speirs trains for role in Nutcracker

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A squirrel enjoys the morning sunshine next to the duck pond in Assiniboine Park Wednesday– June 27, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A goose cools off Thursday in water at Omands Creek Park-See Bryksa 30 day goose challenge- Day 25– June 21, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Now that former cabinet minister Theresa Oswald has entered the NDP leadership race, do you believe the "gang of five" rebel ministers were right to publicly criticize Premier Greg Selinger's leadership?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google