Yesterday I attended the third annual Passion For Fashion Awards. I went to see what was new and upcoming in the Toronto fashion market. As I joked to a friend, “The next big thing who might have to move to another country to make it big and find support.” (Looks at various levels of government).
Last fall I was walking down Yonge Street with a friend when I got a flash in my face. I forgot about it until a friend asked about it. Turns out I was street-snapped. (Yes, it's taken me this long to put it up.) I'm at...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1725" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Revolver (1966)"][/caption] It's week three of the Rewind Button and this week it's Revolver by the Beatles. Released in 1966, this album has quite a few of the classics - extra classic classics, if you will - from the foursome. There's Eleanor...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1722" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Not the Beatles, but just as good."][/caption] The Ethnic Aisle recently did the White Issue where white (and those who look like it) writers talk about being white and the various ethnicities that live within that category. It's a great read. Why would...Read More
It's the second week of our listening to some of the best albums ever as decided by Rolling Stone magazine. Last week was the Beatles and this week it's the Beach Boys with Pet Sounds. Quick aside, I've had to retype "Beach Boys" way too often....Read More
I was too young when the Beatles were around (and all were alive) so to me they exist as a story, just a fairy tale about huge popularity and bringing Brit sound to North America. I was excited to join a group of bloggers ( and was invited by Reb Stevenson) to review the Top 40 albums on Rolling Stone’s list of Top 100 Best Albums. We start off with the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
[caption id="attachment_1691" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sprawled Pink Tartan dress"][/caption] One of my rules this year is to cut back on buying dresses. That doesn't mean I can't make some money off of them once I'm not longer wearing them. Take this dress in the photo: It's a...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1686" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="Menu planning on my fridge"][/caption] This week I start a four-month editing contract. Nothing out of the ordinary but this time my client wants me in the office. That means I've got to do some planning so I don't fall off the...Read More