Non-Fiction

DISCOVER: value of a Master’s Degree in English Literature?

Sylvie talks about the value of a Master’s Degree in English Literature and Language from Carleton University in Carleton’s Graduate Newsletter here.

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Sylvie’s review of “Would You Like Your Cancer” by Ottawa author, Megan Oates

Check the Book Reviews section now for my review of young Ottawa author Megan Oates’ compelling new memoir, Would You Like Your Cancer? (WYLYC) Not her Grandmother’s death from cancer, nor a shitty boyfriend were going to separate Oates from her will to achieve her goals. This fierce determination, energy and spunk make WYLYC a […]

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Hydrothermal Vents: Exploding talent from cultured depths

True to their namesake, the Hydrothermal Vents from Montreal explode a unique collection of peculiar aural treasures from a cultured depth and solid-rock base of combined musical force and ingenuity. The magical Tielli pedigree of John’s astounding voice pairs perfectly and matches melodiously to Tessa Kautzman’s distinctive vox, igniting danceable delights with the frenetic energy […]

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Cool, Casual & Cozy Coasters

Welcome back! As the winner of the Ottawa Fish Market Project Food Blog 2012 contest, I’m excited to share with you my third, and last, Blog entry of its three restaurants! I’ve blogged about The Fish Market in November, then a great blogging experience at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro last month, and last stop: Coasters […]

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Flavour, fun and fancy at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

Welcome back! As the winner of the Ottawa Fish Market Project Food Blog 2012 contest, I’m excited to share with you my SECOND Blog entry of its three restaurants! I’ve blogged about The Fish Market last month, and coming later in December, I’ll be blogging about Coasters Gourmet Grill. But for now, if you’re looking […]

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Succulent seafood so fresh, I could hear the crash of waves …

As the winner of the Ottawa Fish Market Project Food Blog 2012 contest, I’m excited to share with you my first Blog entry of its three restaurants! I’ll be visiting the trio, including Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, and Coasters Gourmet Grill. We start with The Fish Market! BUT FIRST! Scroll down for a visual tour […]

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The journey endeth?

AND HERE WE STILL ALL ARE …which is unbelievably great; learning everyday how to stay sane Well, here I am! And here we were for The Table Story Part I with the Carpenter and Part II. And here you are … probably waiting for the much-promised update on “The Table Story”. Many months have passed, […]

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The journey starts … now!

THAT WAS THEN… Part I: The Last Suppers The last time a Carpenter came through my door, he broke my heart and cleared out his furniture, including his most beautiful, real-wood, heavy, dining room table. Nearly black like the colour of my true {ex-} love’s hair, the dining room table was a very rich, espresso-coloured […]

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The journey continues…

OUT, DAMN SPOT!! Part II: This isn’t going to work In Part I, I introduced you to the Carpenter who broke my heart, and left my apartment with his real-wood dining-room table. But he didn’t want to break up. So how was that going to work? All I knew is that I needed a new […]

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BOOK REVIEW: “Would You Like Your Cancer?” by Ottawa’s Megan Oates

COURAGE, MY LOVE In sickness, and in health… “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat, I’m all ready you see, now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” ~Dr. Seuss Would You Like Your […]

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