When The Going Gets Tough, Change Your Metrics

The other day I was talking to a friend who was having a pretty rough week anxiety-wise, and she mentioned that she’d been working out and going on a hike every day. My initial thoughts were, “Damn, girl! Working out twice a day even when your anxious?!” I was impressed. And perhaps… envious? Of her obvious willpower? I told…

Julie Moon: Acid Garden Exhibition At Birch Contemporary

Julie Moon’s exhibition “Acid Garden” at Birch Contemporary has been extended through to January 26th, 2019. I popped in to see it last week and I loved seeing her sculptures up close—those textures! the colours. I’m more familiar with her wearables (her pins and earrings are amazing!) and had never seen her sculptures in person. If…

Here’s To 2019 And Following Nudges

A new year but little has changed—still enjoying my golden hour walks around Leslieville. I was walking along Queen St and about to turn around when I felt this little tug to keep going. Looking ahead the next couple of blocks didn’t look particularly exciting, they honestly looked pretty bleak, so I was standing there shifting…

Where Stollerys Once Stood

These pictures were taken on November 17th. I hadn’t been to Yonge and Bloor since the summer, and I can’t believe the changes we’ve seen to that intersection over the past 4 years. Namely, I still can’t believe the Stollerys building was taken down. Toronto’s architectural heritage preservation leaves a lot to be desired. I don’t…

Another Winning Window Display In Leslieville

Well, that window display’s a little haunting, isn’t it? My apologies. These photos are from a walk around Leslieville back in early November. I got behind on my editing/uploading (again, I know!). I had a concussion in October, and since then I’m been slowly increasing my screen usage. It’s only been in the last week…

3 Days Of Design 2018 In Copenhagen, Denmark

We lucked out and happened to be in Copenhagen during the 3 Days of Design event. It’s Denmark’s Annual Design event and takes place in studios and storefronts across the city. We had personal studio tours and got to meet so many wonderful designers—what a treat! Woven baskets by Lillerod. Ceramics by Tina Marie. Colourful paint…