Posts Tagged "winnipeg"

ON WINNIPEG DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Winnipeg. It’s a gritty kind of beauty. Slapping on my layers, heading out for a run on the slippery, packed snow. A rosy glow illuminates beautiful frost-glazed trees. A stark contrast against the filthy snow and salt piles and random…

HYPOTHERMIC HALF MARATHON 2012

HYPOTHERMIC HALF MARATHON 2012

Since this was the first time I’ve run this race, I thought I’d post a little breakdown of how the race went. The Weather: After pretty much an entire winter of beautiful weather- very little snow and Sunday runs that…

DOIN’ THE PECHAKUCHA CHA-CHA

DOIN’ THE PECHAKUCHA CHA-CHA

What’s this? Finally a breakdown of my PechaKucha presentation and only one month after it occurred? Why Sam, you are on the ball, I tip my hat to you… I wanted to post about this much sooner, of course, but…

CUPCAKE LOVE

Just a quick post to promote a logo/graphic design I did for my cousin’s upstart cupcake catering business- Cupcake Love. Loving the kawaii style, it was a fun little project to work on.

KABLAMMO!

So my absence from the blog had been mostly just forgetfulness-related, however recently it shifted from that to medically-related. Most of my friends and family know the gist of the story, but for the sake of documentation, I’ll try and…

WINE TASTER’S CHOICE

This past Sunday, myself, Boyfriend Nik and some friends attended the Winnipeg Wine Festival. This is the second year in a row Nik and I have gone and I must say, we’re fans. It’s packed inside the Convention Centre, but…

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….

GOT YOUR TICKETS YET?

Ahhh, Folk Fest. My favourite (non-holiday) event of the year. There’s not a single other time in my life when I am as relaxed as I am at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Listening to music with dirt between your toes…

HOT TO TROT

So, tomorrow night (Saturday) a big group of us are headed to Rumours for the awesome Jeremy’s birthday and the specialness of his birthday will only be topped by the fact that the headlining act is none other than Mr….