And she’s back at ‘er

Well friends, it’s been over a year since I last spilled to you – and let me tell you, there have been a TON of developments in that time.    I’ve been away from this blog because I took a much-needed break from school. I wanted to step away from my studies to make sure I was really doing what I was passionate about, and … Continue reading And she’s back at ‘er

Little bit of loving: #GLAmour

Well friends, take cover: Valentine’s Day is upon us. ‘Tis the season for over-priced chocolate, newly-released rom-coms and declarations of adoration for lovers, friends, and family..also Netflix and cats. After fumbling around for the majority of my dateable years, it turns out this is the first Valentine’s of my entire life that I am in a committed relationship. (You can all gasp now, trust me – I’m as … Continue reading Little bit of loving: #GLAmour

Don’t let the wormy people get you down

I am going to pass on some cheesy age-old wisdom that I think every young adult needs to hear, and I especially need to internalize. Here’s the real zinger….. Not everyone in life is going to like you. There will be jerk-wads left, right, and centre in life. They can take the form of colleagues, classmates, acquaintances, ‘friends’ or otherwise. And you know what? They … Continue reading Don’t let the wormy people get you down

She ain’t from around here: advice to new Torontonians

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I am not from the city. I’m from that rural-surburbia crossbreed of a neighbourhood, where some families live in old victorian houses and others dress in camouflage and go cow-tipping for fun. I am in no way ashamed of where I’m from – how can you grow branches without roots, am I right?! But I will be … Continue reading She ain’t from around here: advice to new Torontonians

Changed “For Good”

I was about 10 years old when my vocal teacher brought me the score for Wicked, a production that had just opened in New York. The musical tells of Oz as it was before Dorothy dropped in, and the colourful characters that lived there. Galinda (who would soon be known as the Good Witch of the North) is perky, spoiled, ambitious and popular. Elphaba (the … Continue reading Changed “For Good”