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November 28, 2011

In the Beginning…

The very first business trip that I took was in the year 2000, when I was freshly home from au pairing in Europe and just accepted to a government-funded internship program at my alma-mater, Medicine Hat College. The internship had me working with international students from Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Mexico, placing them with host […]

June 17, 2011

Vancouver: Cool Conference City

The last 6 weeks saw me taking in conference after conference after conference here in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Needless to say I met a lot of people and learned a few things along the way. Northern Voice (#nv11) kicked off my conference tour in the lovely, light and linear Life Sciences Centre at […]

October 2, 2009

The Amber Lion

Whenever I go to Tokyo I visit my good friend, Akitaka Yamada, who owns a vintage clothing store in western Tokyo. I’ve known Aki for a couple of years now and he is actually a former student from the school where I work in Vancouver. Aki has 2 vintage clothing shops in Tokyo: 7th Heaven […]

September 6, 2009

Winter in Sao Paulo

I’ve been home from Brazil for about a week now and have enjoyed mostly sunny summer weather here in Vancouver. What a surprise! A pleasant one, for sure! Despite the chilly Brazilian winter weather, I had a fantastic trip with plenty of time to meet agents and even do a little photography.Sao Paulo is a […]