Art, Culture, Entertainment, Food

The Bandra Mural – Behind the Scenes

The mural at Bandra Cafe in Surrey, BC In the Spring of 2021, I decided to quit my corporate job (without the safety net of having another job to go to) after being in post for almost five years.  After 18 months of covid craziness, I knew I needed to make a change. A drastic… Continue reading The Bandra Mural – Behind the Scenes

Art, Culture, Entertainment, Food

Enter the Tiger

Happy Lunar New Year - Enter the Year of the Tiger! Happy Lunar New Year everyone or “Gung hay fat choy” which means congratulations and be prosperous in Cantonese. But it's not just Chinese New Year on February 1st this year, it's also known as Spring Festival, Lunar New Year and the New Moon Festival… Continue reading Enter the Tiger

Entertainment, Food

A Kind of Burns Supper

Burns Supper ambiance with bonny thistles and tartan Happy Robert Burns Day to all our family and friends across the world and everyone with even a hint of Scottish blue blood running through their veins! Every January 25th, the Scots (and many others around the world for that matter) gather to celebrate the life and… Continue reading A Kind of Burns Supper


Ode to an Outlander Living in Canada

I'm sure Outlander's Head Cook Mrs Fitzgibbons would be impressed by my homemade Pigeon Rolls and Scotch Eggs! Around this time of year, just before Rabbie Burns Day on January 25th, I tend to think about hearty Scottish fare. Possibly that's because it's usually still cold at this time of year but more likely its… Continue reading Ode to an Outlander Living in Canada