Lifestyle Archive: 2014

Review: I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

It’s a childhood divested of innocence. Instead of Cops and Robbers, the children play Taliban and Army.

Amongst staunch critics and violent threats, education activist Malala...Continue...

Shattering boundaries

As I opened the door to the Kingston Glass Studio & Gallery I was immediately hit with a wall of heat ― a stark and welcoming contrast to the sleet and snow currently overpowering Kingston.Continue...

Cupcake omelettes on the go

Breakfast can be a downright hassle sometimes, unless you prepare ahead of time.

Create 12 mini omelettes using a muffin tin and, between snacks and breakfasts, you’ll be set for...Continue...

Three generations of baking: Card's Bakery

Card’s Bakery is busy and bustling with a steady flow of customers before 9 a.m. They’re all regulars, explained owner Jennifer Moon.

The bakery, located near Bagot and Queen...Continue...

QJScience: A drinking substitute?

It’s probably not hard to imagine spending an evening predrinking with friends, walking downtown to a bar where you continue drinking and then trudging back home at 3 a.m. What might be hard to...Continue...

The effects of aging

Special effects makeup often creates drastic results — and for me, it was a surreal experience.Continue...

Five timeless wardrobe pieces for women

With the beginning of a new year, I always find it prudent to update my wardrobe and ensure I have the necessary staples. Think of it as a cleanse – a new start to another school term and...Continue...

Album review: Beyoncé, can you handle this?

Beyoncé drops a line early on her fifth solo album: “I probably won’t make no money off this… oh well”.

This hypothesis was quickly disproved in the early hours of Dec. 13 when...Continue...

Ferrero Rocher chocolate cookies

The end of the holiday break can make for a lot of leftover chocolate from Lindt to Godiva to Ferrero Rocher – the last one being one of my favourites. It’s fitting, then, to incorporate...Continue...

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