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Industry Advertising
Occupation Freelance Writer specializing in Advertising + Public Relations
Location Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Introduction THINGS I LOVE: Thunderstorms, power ballads, princess camping, exploring new cities, Jon Stewart, greatest hits CDs, clever ads, packing for a trip, George Clooney, impractical footwear, movies about spies, Starbucks, reading an entire book in one sitting, a house full of friends, movies about spies, buying presents, a perfect French manicure, warm modernist architecture, getting flowers for no reason, being faux brunette, Mary Poppins, making lists on Post-It notes, decorating for Christmas, having a brilliant middle-of-the-night 'aha!' idea and then actually remembering it in the morning / THINGS I HATE: People who whine, wearing sweats in public, 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner, birds, American tourists in foreign countries, taking down the Christmas tree, poems that rhyme, the misuse of semicolons, being lied to, unpacking after a trip, being closed-minded, naming your kid something common but then spelling it stupidly, cowboys, overly cautious drivers, fake curse words, ridiculously long surnames, strangers who start awkward conversations with you in places you can't readily escape
Favorite Movies Clueless, Mary Poppins, Sliding Doors, Goldeneye, Love Actually, The American President, Cinderella, Before Sunrise / Before Sunset, Mean Girls, Crash, The Importance of Being Earnest, pretty much anything with spies in it
Favorite Music Madonna, Lenny Kravitz, Roxette, Dido, Joss Stone, Etta James, oldschool stuff by The Cranberries, Sarah McLachlan, Nelly Furtado, Amy Winehouse, Radiohead, Justin Timberlake, Lauryn Hill, Heart, Alicia Keys, Adele, Glee Soundtracks
Favorite Books Harriet the Spy, Les Miserables, Good to Great, Cause Celeb, The Devil Wears Prada, Harry Potter, anything by Malcolm Gladwell, Something Borrowed / Something Blue, all things Nancy Drew

If your whole body were a hot air balloon, would you stop eating spicy food?

Absolutely. What a ridiculous question because, really, who wouldn't??