I’d like to take a moment to gush about Toronto’s art and gallery scene. Of course, there are the major galleries AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) and the ROM, (Royal Ontario Museum) but as Nick and I recently discovered – there are literally galleries on every street corner. Independent galleries line Dundas and Queen West. […]Read more "Artsy Fartsy"
“Go into the arts, I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or how badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to […]Read more "… and so she would dance"
Natalie, my younger sister, is a talented photographer. She took all of the photographs of our South African adventure last month. I’d like to share with you, in a series of posts, some of the amazing photographs she took. On our Kruger Park safaris, we (like all international tourists) were obsessed with spotting the BIG […]Read more "ZA: Into the Wild"
Long time, no talk! My apologies for the lack of updates. Since we last spoke, I have been accumulating some air miles, travelling to New Zealand, back to Saskatchewan, and then visiting South Africa. Oh, the excitement! 2012 has truly been an adventure and a half. I spent the last moments of the year on […]Read more "Auckland, again!"
The words on everyone’s lips, Hurricane Sandy has resulted in widespread power outages, various airports being closed, and the possibility of endangering up to 50 million people. The storm has already been compared to the Perfect Storm of 1991, and has already caused considerable damage across the northeastern states. According to CTV News, New York and Long […]Read more "Frankenstorm"
One of the best things about completing an internship is actually having articles and clippings to add to one’s portfolio. Having studied English and Writing Studies, I definitely did A LOT of writing in my undergrad days. Unfortunately, (or maybe fortunately?) none of it was published, other than a few self-published portfolios for creative writing […]Read more "Intern Nation"
Yesterday was the last day of my internship at Ottawa Magazine and Where Ottawa, which has got me thinking about the next item on my agenda, my mini-trip to New Zealand. I’m spending this rainy Saturday cleaning up my apartment and packing my bags for springtime in New Zealand. Here are a few pieces that […]Read more "Up & Away: In her suitcase"