It’s finally summer in the city and after a long winter and a wet spring,…Read More →
The 52 Places Traveller I pulled the bison hide tight around me and snuggled into…Read More →
The interviewers became the interviewees when I sat down with the Global TV Morning Show…Read More →
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Saskatoon has been ramping up its public art in a major way lately, specifically when it comes to murals. I’m sure there’s more than double this many new larger-than-life pieces this year but I went out and captured a few notable new ones for you. Kudos to the artists and funding organizations for recognizing the importance of public art in a city, and helping to bring some of the big boring walls to life.
Thursday September 7, 5:30AM – I’m on the plane taking me to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for…
I was prepared to enjoy myself, but I’ll be honest: I had doubts about mustard in cheesecake.
I was wrong.
It was delicious – all of it was delicious. Summer bean salad with maple mustard dressing and roasted cashews. Whole roasted pork loin with dijon Brussels sprouts. Mustard cheesecake with rosemary honey. And what made it even better was the satisfaction of having made it ourselves.
Saskatoon has had a recent –and much needed – awakening to its potential. We’re finally kicking off our training wheels of being regarded as a hip, big city and ready to ride…
Fall makes me feel good. Hot days, crisp nights, all the colours in the trees, the northern lights… It’s the best. I want to let you in on one of my (and so many other peoples’) favourite things to do in fall: a Valley Road day.
I was really excited when one of my dearest friends decided to visit me in Saskatoon this summer, all the way from Bali Indonesia.
She and I have laughed, cried and tried to solve the world’s problems over drinks throughout the years, from yukaflux during our college years to warm cups of luwak coffee in the Balinese sun this past November. So I thought it would be fitting for her first time in Saskatoon, to tour the city over drinks, getting to know a few of our cool neighbourhoods and hangouts, while catching up during her short stay.
I can’t remember the last time I set aside time for handmade projects that require skill and a creative eye. At least half my job as a digital media content creator is spent in front of a screen or behind a lens. It is less exciting than it appears online.
Which is why I was excited to see an event page on Facebook advertising Culture Week at Wanuskewin Heritage Park. Of particular interest to me was a workshop to make moccasins. It was also free thanks to sponsorship by PotashCorp.
Saskatoon has a bit of a reputation for going festival crazy in the summer months. There are multiple festivals every weekend June through August and now it looks like the same can be said for September!
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