When we are young, we often times feel fearless and invincible. I'm not sure if many of you have been to Calgary but when I was around nine years old we moved to Calgary as my Mum got offered a really great position with an oil company there. We moved to a house (a haunted house but that's a story for another time) in Sunnyside. It was a big old grey house with all the cricks and creeks you would expect of a house that age. My school was within walking distance and the neighb
Are you looking at the title of this Memoirs and thinking I lost track of what I am supposed to be writing about; my personal stories? In fact, I have not. I have an aunt that I grew up very close to. She was like a big sister to me. She is the last born of my grandmother's children on my Dad's side. I am the first born grandchild so it makes sense that we were very close while I was a young child. Then we moved to Edmonton and so did she and then she moved back to Etobicoke
Why are you Vintage?
On of my favorite questions is "Why this? Why are you vintage" To me that is like me asking why you are human... I don't mean that in a nasty way, I mean it in the sense that it is a really difficult question for me to answer because it is just me being me. I never tried to be "vintage". From as far back as I can remember I have been drawn to the past. Psychics have expressed that I am an old soul (without my guiding them or dressing the way I do today which might, give it al
Memoirs of a Hairdresser
Things are about to get personal! I have been writing my newsletters now for a really long time and I love to write. I have written newsletters about actresses, history, the Parlour, things I sell and make, Family, Death, Life, Disease, you name it... I have written about it. It's time for a change. Within my little piece of the world, I have lived quite an incredible life. Sometimes happy and sometimes sad but it's my Wonderful Life! I have decided to welcome you into my lif