Why I Love, Love, Love Laywine’s Pens & Organizers

Though I’ve been using fountain pens nearly exclusively for about 4 years, there’s no doubt that they aren’t the most practical pen for some uses.  For example, writing on duplicate paper, where you need to push hard.  Or cheques, where permanence matters.  So I thought it was time for me to purchase a non-fountain pen. … Continue reading

Bare Escentuals Refillable Buffing Brush

  I was never a huge makeup guru, but when I started wearing makeup regularly, it was with mineral loose powder makeup. Of course it’s a huge pain to travel with, so every time I saw the mineral makeup dispensing brushes, I was tempted to purchase it.  I finally gave one a try, and I … Continue reading

Baldwin Palace: Food Poisoning!

I reviewed this restaurant on Urban Spoon, and they deleted my post, so here’s my last ditch attempt to warn the public.  Don’t eat at Baldwin Palace! I went there on Saturday to have some Cantonese Chow Mein, and I struggled with food poisoning for a week. I know it was from Baldwin Palace, because … Continue reading

Marché: Yummy, Expensive, Awful Service

I’d been hearing about the return of Mövenpick, so this weekend, I took the opportunity to visit the restaurant.  Honestly, I never visited Marché while it was in Toronto, and I only visited Richtree once a few weeks ago.  Despite all the reviews declaring the superiority of Marché over Richtree in terms of freshness and … Continue reading

One thing I wish my BlackBerry would do properly

I can’t really get my BlackBerry to organise my contacts properly. I never had a phone that could properly back up my contact list, so when I got my BlackBerry in February, I manually typed in all of my phone numbers. I never mind doing this; I think of it as an opportunity to get … Continue reading

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