Wakmann Braille Watch

On Sunday I found a braille watch. As you can see, the crystal flips open with the touch of a button. The dial has raised bumps for markers and unusually shaped hands so… Continue reading

Malcolm McLaren is Dead

Somewhere in this very messy office is a slim catalogue for a show I saw at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in 1988. The show was called Impresario: Malcolm McLaren & The… Continue reading

The “It” Sweater — Breton Stripes

If you want to look like a chic fille in a stripey sweater, you should totally check out the Alfred Sung Pure collection at Zellers. You can get the boat neck sweater pictured… Continue reading

Why Don’t You Make Cactus Planters Out Of Old Crockery?

I was at my Aunt Irma and Uncle Craig’s place for the first time in a long time. I always admired the sunny aesthetic of their place. And I like how Aunt Irma… Continue reading

Me In Bilt

Hey everybody. My story on Canadian Modernist Silversmiths is in the new issue of Bilt. Plus: There are all kinds of other awesome pictures and stories. You should go there and start reading… Continue reading

All New Review: Secret Clinical Strength Sport

Those who know me can attest that I am a very glowy girl. And by glowy, I mean perspirey. And by perspirey, I mean sweaty. So I was super excited when Secret sent… Continue reading

It’s Not Easy Owning A Rolex

First of of all, here’s a better picture of my $1 Rolex. Today I called Rolex Canada to see how much it would cost to have the watch mechanism cleaned and oiled. They… Continue reading

Some Random Shampooing Tips

I was in the shower this morning thinking about various advice I’ve been given over the years. Specifically advice about how to make make your shampoo more efficacious. Here are the ones that… Continue reading

Cool Kitchen Stuff: Nesting Doll Measuring Cups

I also picked up these very cute M-Cups Nesting Doll Measuring Cups on my Hamilton trip. I giot ’em at a shop called Lulu & Lavigne. They are designed by Carl Mitsch for… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Rolex Standard Official Service Watch

It certainly has been the greatest week, watch-collecting-wise. First there was the the fancy 14k watch. Then the hypnotic Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. On Friday, I picked up an old gold pocket watch… Continue reading

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