Between the Shops

I actually have images to show…tomorrow. But, right now, it’s late, I’m watching the Canadian Women’s National (Soccer) Team playing against Costa Rica’s WNT, and the thought that I still have to upload/edit all those photos is just not appealing. (Not to mention the fact that opening Photoshop would mean my stream would probably stutter, which is so not cool.)

So, instead, I’m going to leave you with a video. A silly/random/bizarre video, but a video nonetheless. That I did for class. Based on the alleys of town. (I told you it was silly/random/bizarre.)

Between the Shops from Amielle Christopherson on Vimeo.

Things I’m Loving:

+ Karina LeBlanc – The goal keeper for #CanWNT (shhhh. I’ve been tweeting it all weekend. Don’t judge.) has, quite seriously, the most rocking hair. I mean, the rest of her is rocking as well (as is her personality), but her hair? Giving me some serious hair envy.

[Random Note: before/at the beginning of any football matches, I always congratulate the players on their fab hair. And yet, the men get more compliments than the girls. I feel like something needs to be explained here… #iamashallowbastard]

+ Watch Out, Boys – An article from a dad with a little girl who loves superheroes, who asks the question, “What do you do with a little kid who loves super-ladies?” Lovely read, really.

+ Dress Shirt Dress Up – I like guy’s clothes more than most girls. (Ask my sister. She wants me to go into therapy.) So how to dress up a men’s dress shirt for the females? Ace article in my books.

+ MIchael Pimentel, Sports Photographer – A self taught sports photographer who shot the 2004 Olympic Games. Oh, and he’s deaf. Which always reminds me of my friend/classmate Tristan (minus the Olympic shooting part). But he gives some pretty alright tips. Which is kind of up my alley right now, with this whole new ‘sports obsession’ thing I’ve picked up.


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you. I hope you got to spend the holidays with the people who mean the most to you and that this new year brings all the best for you.

I know I haven’t posted in…weeks. I promised myself that I would post more when I was off from school and, well, apparently the opposite has happened. However! I do bring something a little different with this post.

A multimedia video that I did for my final project last semester that, actually, I’m quite happy with. I like the way it turned out and I’m really starting to get into the whole multimedia thing.

I hope you enjoy it, let me know what you think in the comments, and, hopefully! I’ll be back with more posts more often this year.



Things I’m Loving:

+ Year Long Exposure of Toronto Skyline – It really is dreamy and fairy tale-esque. Something I’m actually thinking I’d like to try at some point.

+ Tergiversate – It was the word of the year for 2011 and means: “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.” A mix made by one of my favourite bloggers, Avalonne Hall, I think it’s a perfect blend to make one stop and pause for a few moments. And also discover some new music.

+ Le Foot Féminin – A blog based around everything related to female football (soccer). My younger sister is a female goalie, and I’m really starting to appreciate (more) how much dedication and energy and passion goes into female sports. Especially, or more truthfully, because of all the focus on men’s sports, female athletes need to work so much more in order to get that recognition and praise. And this blog is a wonderful place to find that.

+ Gat Rimon Lookbook Fall 2011 – Outfit #12 is my favourite. I’d wear that every day if I could. Well, almost. And the colour pallet is basically perfection.

+ New Year = NEW SHERLOCK!! Feelings. Feelings everywhere. I actually paused the new episode to update here, so I’m going to just….go back to feeling all the feelings about this show.