Michelle

Michelle is the first friend I made when I moved to Toronto. We played a gig together that involved a lot of instrument moving. Because we both have Taiwanese background, we soon became close friends. How old are you? Younger than when Full House began but older than The Simpsons’  tv show premiere. What do you do?  I’m a sound editor and re-recording mixer at The Farmhouse Creative Labs where I have the opportunity to work on post-production audio for tv shows, documentaries andRead more

Sarah

I got to know Sarah more during a tour with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. She is quiet and shy, but a hell of a good violinist.   How old are you? 32. Occupation? Musician. Favourite season? Summer. What do you like Toronto the most? It’s a multicultural and cosmopolitan city. What do you eat for breakfast usually? Any reason? Whatever is around my kitchen table, plus an apple. No particular reason, haha. What the other instrument would you play if you didn’tRead more

Cecilia

Cecilia has an artist’s soul. She is shy and quiet, talented and perseverant, beautiful and humble. Looking through the her photos, to me she is a bit of a mix between Miranda Kerr and Andreea Diaconu. Cecilia’s website: www.ceciliadivito.com Cecilia’s instagram: @ceciliadivito   How old are you? 21. What is your occupation?  Student and aspiring photographer/graphic designer. What is your favourite thing for breakfast?  I usually have eggs with avocado, tomato, and spinach, some seasonal fruit, and hot lemon water. MyRead more

Forest

The first time I met Forest, she was chatting with her mom. She looked calm, mature beyond her age. Then we met a few times in the local coffee shop where she worked. Later on I learned that she started a blog, herHabitat, for women to speak. I appreciate the dedication this young girl shows. I mean, all I did in my early 20s was practice music in a little room with a metronome. When she asked me if I would likeRead more

Milky Way #1

Many years ago I watched the movie “Life of Pi”. Many scenes in that movie were incredibly beautiful and surreal: the sky, the ocean, and that carnivorous floating island. I certainly don’t want to be stuck in a small boat with a tiger. But what a life-changing experience it would be if I could see those magical scenes in person! Many year later I started drawing and painting again. Painting the milky way makes me feel closer to those scenes.Read more

The Art Of Throwing A Party At Home

I used to hesitate to invite friends over. it wasn’t out of shame because I keep my place clean and organized even though it’s small. But having friends over and cooking dinner for more than 2 people? The idea of making appetizers, meals, and desserts in one night worried me. Until I went to a couple’s party last year. The wife is Danish. Their condo is not huge but she keeps it open, bright, and comfortable. I asked her manyRead more