Thoughts on T&C’s (Old Fashioned) Things that Should Have Never Gone Out of Style List

It’s not exactly a new list – Town & Country (and many other publications) post and repost the same material all the time just to get fan engagement – and yes, many of them are quite true.  I agree with… Continue Reading

Mental Health Awareness and East Asian Communities

Mental Health Awareness Day was earlier this week, and while mental health awareness is gaining ground in many societies, there are others which are still very behind.  This is definitely an issue in many more “traditional” cultures, including various East… Continue Reading

It’s That Busy Event Time of Year Again!

Okay, it’s not THAT bad.  Not nearly as busy as things were when I was running DelectablyChic!, but still, I like to have some evenings at home where all I do is dinner, clean up and write.  I mean, I… Continue Reading

‘Ethnic’ Restaurants: Not Sensitive and Judgemental Towards People of Other Cultures?

Especially to Canadian-born/raised Canadians who are of the same ethnicity as said restaurant?  I’ve found, in my own experience, anyway, that CERTAIN Chinese restaurants definitely fit the bill.  And I am sure many would agree with me.  First of all,… Continue Reading

Opportunity Comes at a Price in Daughters of Destiny

Despite having had Netflix for a few years, it’s only now that I’m going on a major spree (before, it was only when “good” series dropped – like The Crown).  My most recent binges have been Atelier (more on that… Continue Reading

Fashion and Beauty Things I Have Issues With!

With all the talk about dress codes and “age limits” on what people can/cannot wear, I thought I’d write about what I have “issues” with.  First of all, I’m a big fan of dress codes.  Maybe it just comes from… Continue Reading

The Fashion Industry, Model Cruelty and Eating Disorders

I recently finished Victoire Dauxerre’s Size Zero:  My Life as a Disappearing Model, a memoir on how the fashion industry and being a model drove her into having an eating disorder. Ms. Dauxerre never really thought of becoming a model… Continue Reading