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May 01, 2017

My Daily Routine: Delores Fossen

6:00 am—I’m one of those dreaded morning people. I blame my military training for this. I was in the Air Force 8 years, and that early schedule just stuck with me. Of course, I still need some coffee (strong and black) to get me awake enough to ...
March 31, 2017

Paris in the springtime

Is there any phrase in the English language more lovely than “Paris in the springtime”? The answer is no. But merely being in Paris is not enough for some – we want to BE Paris, to live like a Parisian, to have Paris running through our veins every ...
February 13, 2017

A Booklover's Dream Wedding

When my husband and I imagined getting married this past June in Rigaud, Quebec, we knew a couple of things were a must: We had to be married in nature, and we had to be surrounded by books. Aside from both being lifelong book nerds, we actually ...
November 22, 2016

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Your Bookshelves

Sometimes, Booklovers need to think outside the box... (source) While there are many advantages to reading digitally, one of them is somewhat unexpected. It allows you to live differently with books. In The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up, the ...
August 15, 2016

Living with Books in a 31’ 1977 Airstream Land Yacht

When brothers Matt and Tim Otten spotted a sales listing for an old ‘70s Airstream, they knew it was the kind of project they had been looking for. Tim, a seasoned builder and Matt a marketing professional, had everything they needed to renovate the ...
June 02, 2016

Diary of a Vacation Reader – Montreal

Day One: The six-hour drive from Toronto to Montreal can be a real slog. Luckily my partner Yuna and I have the backseat to ourselves and a couple digital copies of The Passage by Justin Cronin to keep us occupied (we’re both reading it!). It’s a ...
May 05, 2016

My Reading Life: Evelyn Hannon

When Iggy Pop wrote the song “Lust for Life” in 1977, he may well have had Evelyn Hannon in mind. As founder and editor of Journeywoman, a travel blog for women that has dominated the category since she created it in 1997, Hannon has lived more in her ...
March 03, 2016

My Reading Life: Lisa Gray

If April showers bring May flowers, March’s grey skies and damp days bring the need for a few signs of springtime. Thankfully, there are places like Sweet Woodruff, a fabulous floral design studio in chilly Toronto, that feels like a summary slice ...