Writing for free, writing strategically and Ethnic Aisle

Today I sent an email to the Ontario Arts Council inquiring about grants for Ethnic Aisle. We’ve been mucking along for three years and this fall, we got serious. [Read more…]

Miso memories on Baldwin Street


I met up with my friend Natalie to check out an event – some possible stories to come from that. After, we went to Kinton on Baldwin to indulge in the meaty goodness of ramen.
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Wet and Wild cosmetics memories

Last night I went to the Wet n Wild launch of their new Steal the Look app – an app that lets you take a photo of any picture [Read more…]

Freelancing while working full time

Yesterday I left work, met a friend for dinner then headed home to write. I had a deadline and 600 words to meet. [Read more…]

Waiting at TIFF and The Imitation Game

The Toronto International Film Festival is a festival about waiting. There are films and celebrities but it’s mostly about waiting. [Read more…]

The Devour Food and Film Festival in Wolfville, Nova Scotia

This is how I ended up doing social media for a food and film event. It was delicious. [Read more…]

Shifting directions

Since I started this blog, it’s gone through a few iterations. That’s because I couldn’t decide what I wanted it to be about.

What I knew was what I didn’t want to write about. [Read more…]

Toronto International Film festival tips

I learnt a lot as a first-time, non-media-pass Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) attendee so here are 21 (and possibly more) tips. [Read more…]

What you need for your first Toronto International Film Festival

Everyone does a ‘what you need for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)’ list which covers the parties but now that I’ve finished TIFF and may have stood in my last line for the festival (maybe?), this is what I found the most useful: [Read more…]

Stylist Box, Toronto International Film Festival and supporting Canadian fashion

This week, I’ll be going to Stylist Box to preview their Toronto International Film Festival Stylist Suite where they will be dressing celebrities. [Read more…]