NEWS & VIEWS

LONG WEEK

Boy, this feels like it has been a long week (hence my lack of posting). Seems like there’s been nothing but plans and more plans every evening. I’m feeling so bagged that I don’t think I will make it to…

DECKS & GARDENING

Living in Winnipeg seems to make it a bit hard to choose hardy flowers and plants that won’t die off over the winter. Coupling that with the fact that our deck faces east and is shaded by a large tree,…

APRIL SHOWERS

Bring May flowers on iStockphoto, but you can get them now! ┬áIt must be spring since it seems I’ve been drawing flower after flower after flower. The blossoms above are available on iStockphoto now, and there’s more of my recent…

PROJECT TIME

I’m still pretty swamped right now, so I don’t have a lot of time for fun projects. But if I did, you’d better believe I’d try out one of these cool paper recycling projects from the Recycling links on Patricia…

YES HAMAM

Finally got the chance to try out the Hamam room at Ten Spa this weekend and it was quite glorious. Ten Spa has recently undergone some renovations, mainly to the lobby area and changerooms, but it seems that the main…

WHAT’S YOUR FORTUNE?

New on iStockphoto, I’ve just put up a cute illustration with fortune cookies, both full and broken, with interchangeable messages. Check it out!

CHOCOLATE SINSATIONS

Before we went to the Weakerthans show on Saturday night, Boyfriend Nik and I headed to one of our favourite restaurants, Dessert Sinsations (yes, they have great food too, not just desserts!). Now I had been told about Ciao Winnipeg’s…

CAMPING PASSES ARE GOING FAST

Just a note to add to my previous Winnipeg Folk Festival post. I’ve heard from two friends, as well as a more reputable Folk Fest organizer source that camping passes for this year’s festival are flying off the imaginary shelves….

COUNTING GAMES FOR CONCERT-GOERS

First, let it be said that Boyfriend Nik and I had a great time on Saturday at the Weakerthans show at the Burt. According to a friend of ours, they were shooting material for a dvd release and I’m certain…

POOR CHOICES ARE FOREVER

Man, I get a major kick out of bad tattoos. The “lolcats” format of the site isn’t really my thing, but they are showcasing some amazingly heinous tattoos over at LOLTATZ. I just cannot believe the things people want on…