Posted Nov 24, 2011 in Events

Vancouver’s Eastside Culture Crawl

This scribbler celebrates a decade of living in Vancouver this Autumn.  And with each year that passes I often find myself rummaging through the ebb and flow of events that have transpired over the last twelve months. To say the least November in Vancouver has always been a strange time to do just that, for not only are the days becoming shorter...

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Posted Nov 23, 2011 in Arts

Four artists of note…

This month’s selection of artists is a bit random but one thing they have in common is that whatever medium they work in, they all make for striking imagery. For the most part I learned about these artists in a great book that a friend recently loaned me: 100 New Artists, ed. By Francesca Gavin and published by Laurence King in 2011. First...

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Posted Nov 22, 2011 in For Him

Winter Musts for Men

With blizzards gusting from every corner, the temperature dipping way below freezing and people complaining for the next 5 months or so…this has to be the arrival of a Canadian winter (stronger, more brutal and pitiless). Like they would say in the new amazing HBO show, Game of Thrones, “Winter is coming” and we need to not only...

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Posted Nov 21, 2011 in Accessories

What’s a Hamsa? Beyond the Fashion Statement

After seeing hamsa jewelry snatched up in stores across Montreal, I grew curious as to what these delicate hand charms were all about. Whether they were on bracelets, earrings, or necklaces, it seemed people couldn’t get enough of the hamsa motif. So what was the draw? A little internet searching quickly answered my question of “What’s a...

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Posted Nov 20, 2011

Bite-Sized Book Review: Never Let Me Go


  Are you ready for another Bite-Sized Book Review? I hope so, because...


Posted Nov 18, 2011

ModernHostess: Adventures with Baked Brie

Mmmm baked brie. I’ve enjoyed it many times at dinner parties and...

Posted Nov 18, 2011

Following the Digital Waste Trail…


In 2004, I dropped off a computer monitor, terminal and television at a...

Posted Nov 17, 2011

Its Always Summer On The Inside

The Maverick, The pioneer, the legendary man behind the wetsuit and first surf...

Posted Nov 16, 2011

Sweaters – Comfort Zone

Fall has never been so warm and colorful like this year. Eventually,...

Posted Nov 15, 2011

The Newest Foodie Movement: Dishcrawl

A couple months back I had the opportunity to participate in one of...

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