Back in 2013, Daniela Andrade came to Vancouver and performed in a little cafe on Commercial Drive. The place was sold out and packed by the time my friend and I pulled up to the curb, and Daniela’s manager wasn’t letting anybody else in.
People were standing out on the sidewalk, pacing...
Koerner’s Pub is a cozy joint tucked discreetly away in a quiet corner of the UBC Campus. Yelp reviews repeatedly describe it as “hipster”, and one can’t help but notice that one of the walls is plastered from floor to ceiling with yellowing pages from various paperback novels.
I've probably written more than 30 songs about love.
Songs about falling in love, chasing love, dreaming of love, being in love... losing love, grieving love... I guess, much like a wannabe Taylor Swift, I've never been able to evade the subject completely.
Two years ago, I had a plan for what my life would look like.
After I graduated from high school I would apply for university, I'd cross my fingers, get into the university, stay in the university, graduate with an arts degree as fast as possible, get a job, get married, have a family, sta...
There are different degrees to which one can clean their room.
There is the hasty hideaway situation which refers to the two minute procedure of removing everything that qualifies as mess and relocating said collection to a place that is conveniently out of sight.
It seemed like every time I stopped to consider what I ought to write about, what I ought to say… I ended up compiling a list of why I shouldn’t bother writing anything at all instead. Two weeks within this indecisive limbo slipped past, and I...