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Lifestyle, Vancouver

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day (Or: How to Survive Valentine’s Day)

Happy Valentine’s Day! I know many of you hate the holiday because the constant sight of lovey-dovey couples is revolting and a constant reminder that you are miserably alone on this wintery (or summery) day. However, Valentine’s Day is not just for couples. There are plenty of things you can do to survive this pink-and-red-hearts …

60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation;
Lifestyle, London

60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation

Last year in 2012, we celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee. This year – that is, this summer – we [will] celebrate the Queen’s 60th anniversary of her coronation, which took place on 2 June 1953. Here are some events and memorabilia to celebrate Her Majesty’s coronation anniversary: June 2nd: BBC Coronation season (source: …

The Abdication of Queen Beatrix & the Investiture of King Willem-Alexander;
Fashion, Lifestyle

The Abdication of Queen Beatrix & the Investiture of King Willem-Alexander

  Earlier this year, my Dutch friend asked me to go to the Netherlands so that we may partake in the Queen’s Day festivities and so that I may witness the investiture of the Netherlands’ first king since 1890! As I’d already missed the Royal Wedding in 2011 and the Diamond Jubilee in 2012, I …

Perfect Beautiful Body? That should be Everyone!;
Beauty, Lifestyle

Perfect Beautiful Body? That should be Everyone!

Dear readers, I’m terribly sorry I didn’t post this last week! I’d like to conclude last week’s National (or International) Eating Disorders Awareness Week theme with a campaign to change the body image, also known as “All Body Types Awareness“! 😀 I never understood why each decade or century, in different cultures, there would only …