30 Jul 2015

Antony Holland

People across the province are reacting to the news of Antony Holland’s passing. He was a most talented actor and still such a force of life when, well into his 90’s, we interviewed him in January. Rest in peace, Antony. ••• Jessica, my girl, Look to my house. I am

21 Jul 2015

Lyndsay Sung

“Would you kids like a treat?” The answer was always yes, but all grins were off until the ‘treat’ was revealed. There were those parents who thought that a pre-peeled orange or a beet-flavoured oat bar was a treat. Nope. There were those who offered up digestive cookies or puddin

19 Jul 2015

Ricardo Rosas

Pastry Chef Ricardo Rosas enjoys watching person after person coming into Faubourg Paris to secure one of his domed lemon tarts. This ‘rich, smooth and tangy’ lemon curd – which sits atop vanilla milk foam in a flaky tart shell – is one of their best-sellers. The lemon tart is also

14 Jul 2015

Jessica Stuart

‘It will not be easy But I plan to keep My quiet revolution on.’ Jessica Stuart’s quiet revolution is marching right through creative boundaries. Armed with a 13 string Japanese koto, a Brazilian agate guitar pick and folk-jazz-indie rock vocals, Jessica Stuart resists easy labeling. She and her “fantastic” rotating cast

07 Jul 2015

Tamara Wouters

When Interior Designer Tamara Wouters is in New York, she has one can’t-miss destination: abc carpet and home. “New York is my #1 city for inspiration and abc carpet and home is my favourite store. I like that it’s eclectic; it’s just done so creatively. I met the owner once

30 Jun 2015

Hilary Miles

Marion Crane: “Do you have any vacancies?” Norman Bates: “Oh, we have 12 vacancies. 12 cabins, 12 vacancies.” Hilary Miles has long been a fan of Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 thriller. “I love that movie.” She was thrilled when she was asked to bring her floral wizardry to the set

23 Jun 2015

Sarah Daniels

Sarah Daniels was holed up in the green room, waiting to do another real estate segment on the Marilyn Denis show. Having made her way to Toronto from Vancouver, her outfit needed some smoothing. Spotting the steamer, Daniels fired it up and got to work. Soon after, the producer came

16 Jun 2015

Devon Thom

When it comes to making jewellery, many artists take pride in using the traditional techniques of yore: carving through metal with a saw, soldering, lost wax casting. Others revel in applying new tricks: 3D printing, laser sintering, even making intricate metal designs with the water jet cutter and its pierce-anything,

02 Jun 2015

Jon Izen

Wistful birds with giant foreheads are reading thick books, wearing devil suits, balancing oranges on their heads and trying to find a good time to leave. A wild-eyed Zach Galifianikis is playing a tiny, grey piano. Meanwhile, a Yam Roll in cowboy boots is dashing about in a taxi and

26 May 2015

Natalie Ferrari-Morton

They are an interesting group. Madame Cherry is terribly grand, secretive and proud of her French heritage. Saint Claire was a devout Catholic nun – pure in her spirit, intense in her approach and a little tart. Blackberry Jack is adventurous, swarthy and ready for any dares you throw his