Archive for July, 2011

Summer Wine

July 31st, 2011

Strawberries, cherries and an angel’s kiss in spring, My summer wine is really made from all these things… ~Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood, Summer Wine In the heat of summer, the two biggest things on my mind are how to make the most of the season, and how to stay fresh when the sun beats […]

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The Nassau Report: Marley Resort

July 30th, 2011

While in Nassau I had the pleasure of exploring the city with my hosts and good friends T & R, who had just moved there a few weeks prior to my arrival.  Of the restaurants we dined at over the duration of my stay, only one was located in a resort. No, it wasn’t the […]

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A Handy Tip for the Easily Distracted

July 26th, 2011

Lately I’ve been feeling very scattered about – Google+ has been released, and although it’s supposed to be Google’s answer to/replacement for Facebook/Twitter/Linked-In, it feels like a different beast. So instead of spending the same amount of time on social networks (with Google+ taking over some of the time), I’ve been spending more time on […]

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The Nassau Report: Don’t Piss Off a Chef, Do Go To Luciano’s

July 20th, 2011

What follows will be quite a long entry, but I’m rewarding you with some extra photos at the end! One of the things you must do in any business is know your competition – what they do, what their strengths and weaknesses are; the advantages and challenges they face. My host, Chef R and his […]

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I can’t get enough of… Daphne Guinness

July 13th, 2011

This short film of the eccentric Guinness heir and fashion icon to many, shot by Brennan Stasiewicz, has been out for a month – but I’ve watched it a few times already. I adore fashion(able) short films, and Daphne’s Window is a permanent favourite. Daphne’s Window from Brennan Stasiewicz on Vimeo.

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The Nassau Report: The Colours of Nassau

July 12th, 2011

One of the things I love about travelling is being able to take in the colours, structures, and patterns of the places I go. Every new spot has its own unique visual flavour, and it’s a thrill to observe even the small things, such as the patterns in fences and paving. To me, the most […]

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DIY OysterFest

July 10th, 2011

I’m back! (correction; I’ve been back for a little while, but it’s been a bit crazy around here and I hope you’ll pardon my silence) I have to admit that over the past month, I’ve barely done any real cooking. Summer’s hit us with a vengeance and in a place like Toronto, with such a […]

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