Flower Child

So florals are big this spring. They’re showing up on everything from dresses to pants to bags. I’ve always been big on florals. Maybe not on fabric – the wrong print can make the wrong person look like they’re wearing Aunt Bertha’s curtains – but who doesn’t love having flowers in their life? Living in […]

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Flowers from the Bird Lady

BIRDLADY from FORTNIGHT LINGERIE on Vimeo. Parkdale, my neighbourhood since 1993, is known for its many characters. People who make the place unique and colourful, people who definitely dance to their own drummer. For 90 some-odd years, one of those characters was Annie Ross. Born in the building that stands on the south-west corner of […]

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Hearts and Flowers

Greg came home with the very best Valentine’s Day gift ever. It wasn’t roses, or chocolates or tacky lingerie. It was a recount of a cell phone conversation he overheard on the streetcar on his way home. The woman seated in front of him dialed up what was obviously her live-in boyfriend. And went about […]

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