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    The magic of pattern mixology

    There is a beauty to pattern mixology. It can absolutely transform a person’s appearance, to brazenly mix patterns and shirk any traditional conventions of fashion. Don’t get me wrong, I’m an avid admirer or neutrals, colour-blocking, and myriad other forms of fashion experimentation. Pattern mixing has a special place in my heart, though. I can recall being in high school and timidly attempting some pattern mixology. When I was younger, I tended to wear simple jeans, T-shirts, and flats —…

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  • Toronto Street Art
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    Toronto Street Art

    I recently wrote about the Vancouver Mural Festival, and it reminded me of all the beautiful Toronto street art I’d seen this summer. I was only in Toronto for a couple…

  • June recap
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    August recap

    August has been a heady, sweaty, lazy month. This steamy Vancouver weather calls for beer cans covered in beads of condensation, spicy homemade salsas, and a good balance of both soaking up…

  • Summer nights
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    Summer night

    Feet pedal, dim streets Hot day turned cool summer night Blurring past full fields — Glass covered in beads Bodies laying prostrate, still  Sweating and sipping — Pages are dogeared  On…

  • Top gardening tips
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    Plant pals: Top gardening tips

    I love plants. I’m awful with plants. It seems every plant I’ve ever owned slowly curls up into itself, or gradually loses leaves until it’s barren. As I write this, one…

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    Vancouver Mural Festival: #ArtTakesOver

    The Vancouver Mural Festival took over the city on August 20: newly commissioned murals across Mount Pleasant inspired Vancouverites to get outside, get on a bike, and get to exploring their neighbourhood.…