Life is like honey, sticky and sweet

My favourite thing to do at the ROM during my volunteer shifts is look at the beehive and explain it to people. Since we got the new hive in a few weeks ago, the whole section has become immensely more fascinating. I am not a bug or insect person whatsoever, but those bees, THOSE BEES! They get to me. Continue reading


Oh the places you’ll go!

When my brother graduated grade 8, his teacher gave him the famous Dr Seuss book, Oh The Places You’ll Go! I thought it was only fitting that yesterday when unnecessarily browsing Winners, I found a box of notecards with that exact message on them. I always liked the book because it seemed to encourage new possibilities without outright telling you what to do. It’s all up to you 🙂 Continue reading

#TBT: "creative genius"

Safety pin necklace

Sunday evening I spent awhile sifting through old photos and I came across a folder called “creative genius”. It contained pictures of various DIYs that I did when I first started blogging years ago and clearly thought myself a savant. I’m not, never was, but why not reminisce about some of the “cool” stuff I’ve made? Continue reading

Shiny and Chrome

These past two weeks I have seen my share of movies: The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Pitch Perfect 2 and Mad Max: Fury Road.  I also saw that horse show Odysseo, but more on that later.

PP2 Movie buddy Esther 🙂

If I’m honest, my favourite out of the bunch was probably PP2 which I found super funny. And yes Becca is right, Kommissar is really hot. I think Becca’s boss could have had better lines and the whole final show thing was a bit ridiculous (the Germans were better), but it was enjoyable. Perhaps I was just in a really good mood when I saw it. Continue reading


Thursday was my 23rd birthday. Naturally, about two weeks ago, the day after my last university exam, I had a breakdown. I realized that I was so lost and unprepared and more or less scared, nothing new. It was a bad week. But if the last few days have shown me anything it’s that I’m so incredibly blessed and not knowing is okay. Continue reading