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Travel Theme: Beaches

How could I resist Ailsa’s travel theme this week?  Beaches have to rank pretty highly on my list of all-time favourite places.   I consider myself fortunate to say my ‘life’s a beach‘ – despite having ended up in land locked Calgary! Born in rugged Cornwall, … Continue reading

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10 Things Couples Need to Know About the Wedding Industry that the Media Will Never Tell You

I know everyone has a budget, and that’s fine and practical!  But, as with any financial decision in life, know what your budget will get you and set your expectations realistically. I’m letting Stephanie Padovani write my blog this week.  … Continue reading

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Launch party for Urban Vogue Weddings & Events

I was thrilled to be part of the “Urban Paparazzi” team at the launch party of Urban Vogue Weddings & Events.  As event ‘architects & stylists’, Joyce Tai and Samantha Yeung showcased their ‘modern & chic’ vibe bringing together the best of industry … Continue reading

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Drum Circles – team building, event activity, stress reliever…

Last week’s photography fun was Raine Energy’s networking meetup.  In addition to awesome people, a presentation about effectively networking, and a fundraiser/awareness session for The Alzheimer Society, the highlight for me was the introduction to Drum Circles. Drums have existed in nearly … Continue reading

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Jennifer & Jordan’s Engagement Shoot

I love a wedding enquiry that starts with ‘I came across your website and was absolutely blown away by your wedding photos’…  That’s how I came to meet Jennifer & Jordan. As with many grooms, Jordan wasn’t convinced he wanted … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Expedia Extras – the final chapter…

…to recap the original saga, we didn’t receive the Expedia Extra show tickets booked with our Vegas trip.  I’d spent an hour battling the call center to get a food & beverage voucher worth a quarter of the price, and email had … Continue reading

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Brown, blah or beautiful – part 2…

Spring has definitely arrived in Calgary.  Six inches of snow one day, +27C (80F) three days later.  Trees are offering subtle hints of green. Perennials are peeking through flowerbeds and the odd patch of Crocus display their delicate blossoms.  Garden Centres … Continue reading

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