Category Archives: fashion

A Choice of Two Moments

Commuting by bus affords one the opportunity to witness things that might otherwise go unnoticed. It is, therefore, not particularly unbelievable that so many of my stories come from my bus rides. Today, I have for you two. Both are … Continue reading

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Why I Couldn’t Talk To The Woman With Purple Hair

Sometimes I feel like I am living the movie “They Live.” Sometimes, when I glance at things, I see things that just can’t be real.  I see things that force me to look again, and even after that second look … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Morning

My walk to the bus stop confirmed the thing I already knew to be true. The leaves, though some holding their colours and precarious hold on trees, were, for the most part, now detached, lying on the grass, the pavement … Continue reading

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C is for Cookie

I’m not really into fashion…..okay, I am not into fashion at all on me, but can respect it on others (Loved Project Runway Junior for example).  Yesterday, upon entering class I saw my student so happily clad in what I … Continue reading

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Spotting Irony from the Bus Window

Every now and then you find a bit of irony in the world. Maybe some of you find it more often, but I suspect that you are looking for it.  I was alternating between reading and sleeping on my way … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with IKEA

Yes. Just like the title says.  I have a love hate relationship with IKEA.  There is not way around this.  So, let’s break it down. The Love Some interesting and cool/quirky furniture and stuff. Occasionally some decent prices on that … Continue reading

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The Great T-shirt Debacle

If I am to believe every sitcom I have ever seen, showing up in the same outfit is among the more mortifying things that can ever happen to a woman. I don’t know whether this is true or not, but … Continue reading

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