The choreographer teaching

‘I think I’ve got potential, but does the world agree?’

By On November 13, 2017

Simon wears many different hats in a day, but most of them have a pair dance shoes to match.  Simon is a dance teacher, choreographer, and pilot. He is an urban style… Read More


‘When you help people, you help yourself’

By On November 7, 2017

Farid Yaghini has an incredible passion for helping others. From being a refugee at the age of nine to an Afghanistan war veteran, Farid has seen quite a lot. He is now… Read More

I’m not bossy, I’m a boss

‘Here’s me, take me for what I am’

By On October 23, 2017

Angelique Baron-Brunet has a panic disorder. She also plays the ukulele. In the spring, she graduated from the nursing program at the University of Ottawa. She has a partial social anxiety disorder.… Read More

Dan with a bee swarm

Buzzing Through Life

By On October 12, 2017

It was a warm, sunny day in August when I sat down with Dan to talk about his passion for beekeeping. We sipped at our drinks next to the window of a… Read More


Life Through the Lens of a Photographer

By On September 21, 2017

‘Remembering life because we all die at some point’ The rain was spattering the window with large heavy drops as Ryan told me about his passion for photography. The weather, he told… Read More

Life's a piece of art

Life’s a Piece of Art

By On September 12, 2017

‘Art is blunt, it doesn’t sugar coat things, it doesn’t lie.’ It was one of the only sweltering days this summer when Olivia and I sat down over our chilled drinks at… Read More


Life is a Learning Curve

By On September 6, 2017

‘Nothing in the entire world is perfect.’ It was a cold wintery afternoon, when Emily and I unbundled ourselves from our coats to take a seat at our table. Our hot chocolates… Read More


Music: Lifelong Passion

By On August 29, 2017

‘A lot of people will judge me, but I don’t care, it takes a lot to be something different’ Sitting down over our breakfast of hash browns, bacon, eggs and toast on… Read More

A passion for art over a cup of coffee

Art: Light and Dark Side

By On August 22, 2017

‘Why are you studying art history and chemistry in university?’ This is a question Meaghan tells me, she is often asked. To me, the two seemed like a crazy combination.  When Meaghan… Read More


Life is a Highway Driving a Motorcycle

By On August 14, 2017

Not too long before we sat at our table over our cups of hot chocolate at the Happy Goat Café (one of my favourite spots for a coffee), dusk had fallen. The… Read More