The Paper Bag Princess

  Every little Canadian feminist recognizes the title of Robert Munsch‘s book about a Princess who rescues her Prince, only to find that he is ungrateful and horrified by her paper bag dress. I didn’t have The Paper Bag Princess when I was a girl, but I was pleased to come across this clever piece…

Make Your Own Book and Start Turning the Pages

If you want to know what crowd to get in with, I recommend conservators. They are immaculate in their methods, and wonderfully quirky in their personalities. I always look forward to those days I am tasked with escorting the conservation ladies post-security at the airport to sit close by while they slowly and meticulously clean…

The Case of The Missing Blue Poncho

  “There’s nothing better than a car full of women with twenty years of life to catch up on, stuck in the lineup at the border” What does an all-girls weekend call for? Why crossing the border of course. There’s nothing better than a car full of women with twenty years of life to catch up on,…

For the Love of Beautiful Things

Is it art? Is it craft? Is it consciously trying to be both and push the boundaries of art? These are all very intriguing questions and ones I’m interested in exploring as I discover more about innovations in the art world. But some days I just want to ask: “what about the pure, simple and…