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2014 Ford Focus ST Review | Arts & Designs

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

I picked up the 2014 Ford Focus ST Manual Transmission from the Universal Ford dealership in Calgary to test drive it under highway and city driving conditions. And she was a babe! Actually I refer to it now as the BABE. I always imagined the Focus as the small car they gave for Economy size vehicles […]

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Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

Naughty…but Nice! 4 Play delights in humor this holiday season

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is that time of the year to be Naughty! With holly jolly festivities happening and the generally gleeful attitude of the long awaited year-end holiday season, letting loose and being naughty (“as long as it is legal and there is consent”) is a very much excusable offence. That is also the central theme with […]

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OMG!!! I saw LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL and I liked it | Arts & Design

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the Pumphouse Theatre in Calgary. It was like, so awesome!! Now I will admit I have not watched the original movie. In entirety. Maybe caught a few scenes of it now and then while flicking through channels. My wife did watch it. About 12 times. So when I saw the banner for the performance […]

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Insider’s View of Ford’s Vehicle Ergonomics & Design Process

Insider’s View of Ford’s Vehicle Ergonomics & Design Process

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Collectively, there only a few moments in life that create lasting memories. Like the first kiss, the first house, the first job. On that list is definitely the first car. But after the initial euphoria of driving your car has passed, the realities of everyday driving and comfort-ability (or lack of it) set in. This is […]

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4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

4 Things I Love About Shaw BlueSky TV

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shaw BlueSky TV launched in the market in 2017 and I had the privilege of being one of its early adopters. Over a six month period I experienced something that I will call a ‘Renaissance in TV watching’. If readers are not familiar with Shaw BlueSky TV, check out my earlier post profiling the key […]

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Shaw BlueSky TV dazzles with unique TV viewing experience

Shaw BlueSky TV dazzles with unique TV viewing experience

| March 2, 2017 | 3 Comments

As a social and lifestyle blogger I enjoy one of life’s rare privileges to experience new products or services before it launches publicly and over the years I have had a variety of interesting experiences to write about. So when the opportunity to experience a new TV programming service came to me, I will admit I […]

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Devonian Gardens – A Floating Paradise | Arts & Design

Devonian Gardens – A Floating Paradise | Arts & Design

| February 3, 2017 | 17 Comments

“An Architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him out to our hills, and let him study there what Nature understands by a butress, and what by a dome.” — john ruskin June 27 2012 was the official launch of one of the most impressive inner city urban landscapes ever conceived […]

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The Collaborative Art Curatorial Project | Arts & Design

| January 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Edward Burtynsky is a renowned Canadian photographer and artist who has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. His work is housed in major museums across the globe including a current exhibition at the Glenbow Museum of Calgary. There is much written about his collection and his artwork. This blog post is […]

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Chris Flodberg Opening Night a sign of change in Calgary Art Scene | Arts & Design

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

To have over 150 people show up on a crispy Friday evening in Calgary to view the work of local artist Chris Flodberg is inspiring by itself. To have them show up in the midst of a much awaited Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets hockey game (The Flames waited nearly 16 years to welcome back […]

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A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, which has become a notable home and incubator for emerging artists. I recall from my days of living in NYC that the ultimate ‘cool’ factor among the hipster crowd was not to be seen among the hoi polloi of Manhattan but instead among […]

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