Toronto Star Review, April 16, 2014 by Georgie Binks Naked Imperfection by Gillian Deacon: review
Gillian Deacon was a good girl — good in the sense that she lived a life as environmentally and politically correct as anyone could. The author of two books on the environment — There’s Lead in Your Lipstick and Green for Life, Deacon ate organic vegetarian food, rode her bike, walked her kids to school, and used cloth diapers when they were babies. She was the golden girl of the “green” movement.
So when Deacon, currently host of CBC Toronto’s afternoon radio show Here and Now developed breast cancer several years ago, it all seemed too cruel....
Canadian House and Home Magazine May 2008 Green Days
For the Eco Issue of Canada's number one home design magazine, Gill was profiled as the model of how to fuse sustainability and style when entertaining. Featuring the recipe for Gill's house specialty —her tofu spaghetti sauce, guaranteed to please picky toddlers and die-hard carnivores alike— and lots of other ideas for greening your next dinner party.
Chatelaine Magazine January 2008
Three Boys, two renos and one ice rink
For their January 2008 issue, Chatelaine's home editors paid a visit to see how Gill and her family incorporated the two primary passions of the household—the environment and hockey—into their home design.