Entries by Alec

Spring Eating

As the weather warms up, I find my appetite cooling down!!How so, do you ask?Well, I’m no longer yearning for warm, hearty, heavy meals that our bodies often desire in those cold wintery months when our innate animal instincts compel us into hibernation mode. As the temperature has shifted, so have my cravings. I am […]

Most Fashionable Ways to Wake Up

Yes, I understand that waking up can be one of the hardest things to do in a day. You feel drowsy, sleepy and wanting to shoot the sun down, especially if you partied too late the night before. You are desperate for a cup of espresso coffee or a cold shower. But we all know […]

Spring is in the Air Blog Series

ust as John Paul Young sings “Love is in the air’, the feeling that “Spring is in the air” has been festering within us as Winter in the GTA continues to tease us with its on-again/off-again emergence! I do believe, however, that we are seeing the final remnants of the brisk, frigid weather as the sun has […]

Tips on Spring Fitness

Okay…..be honest! Are you 100% satisfied with your health as it is RIGHT now? This is the question I answered for myself a couple of weeks ago, and the harsh truth of the matter was that I am NOT 100% satisfied. Yes, of course I console myself through the self talk of: “I don’t look […]

Enjoy the afternoon time in the sun

Looking for a comfortable corner, bathed in lazy sunshine, and one or two friends together to enjoy the perfect afternoon time. I always have a lot of expectations for the afternoon time. Imagine after lunch, I came out of the restaurant and crossed a path, then saw the Piazza Navona was covered with slate. Three […]

Spring Clothing? Here is all you need to know.

How do the longer days make you feel? How do they influence what you want to wear? What colours are you drawn to? What about the fabrics; textures; prints? Do we consciously even think about these “details” as we transition from one season to another, or do the boots and coats gradually get hidden from […]

Sparkles from The Wheel

WHERE the city’s ceaseless crowd moves on, the live-long day, Withdrawn, I join a group of children watching—I pause aside with them.   By the curb, toward the edge of the flagging, A knife-grinder works at his wheel, sharpening a great knife; Bending over, he carefully holds it to the stone—by foot and knee, With measur’d […]

Accessory Inspo: Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner is the quintessential cool girl. Known for being the most laid-back and down-to-earth of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, the 21-year-old supermodel is known for her perfect off-duty street style. True to her nature, Jenner keeps things clean and simple when it comes to her accessories, yet she somehow manages to put together impeccable looks […]