The Importance of Showing Up

The Importance of Showing Up

One thing I’ve noticed about Christchurch, that never ceases to amaze me, is that everyone turns up. It could be symptomatic of losing a slew of businesses and community events following the earthquakes, but nevertheless, it's impressive! In Toronto, I had friends from different areas of my life and everyone was always busy. When planning an event, one would anticipate that many of the [...]

13 Things I’m Loving Right Now

13 Things I’m Loving Right Now

1. Lorde's alternate universe in her new Team video. 2. Thai Iced Tea and Massaman curry from Khao San Road 3. These over-the-knee socks from American Apparel. 4. Toronto's Christmas Market in the historic Distillery District (they have samples of mulled cine and hot scotch cider!) 5. Travelling. I am planning something for 2014 already. [...]

Love Poem

Love Poem

When someone close to me dies, I'm shortly thereafter reminded of the circle of life. Following my grandfather's recent passing, I vividly recall an influx of infants and young children swarming the Toronto Pearson Airport. Again, while spending a string of days and nights at my grandmother's house, I played with a lovely little boy [...]