O.Noir-Blacked Out Dining-and Trying New Things

By Ian In standard20th February, 2011

O.NOIR – Canada’s first-ever “Dine in the Dark” has two location Montreal and Toronto. O.Noir dining is a great idea. Sighted people are taken into a blacked out dining room and served by people who are blind. The idea is that when you eat food in the dark, your remaining senses are heightened to savour

Happy Valentine’s Day

By Ian In standard14th February, 2011

While it is a very happy Valentine’s Day for me, it has not always been that happy. This is the first time in 4 years that I have been truly happy on and around Valentine’s Day. I have been with my girlfriend just over 7 months, this is a very special Valentines for us, as

February Blaa’s

By Ian In standard11th February, 2011

Every year we go through this cold month looking forward to spring or even the month of March. A few years ago the Ontario Government created “Family Day” as a new holiday in February, but did not make it a mandatory holiday. Only those in the public sector are guaranteed to have the day off,

Finding the Super Bowl Ads Online is Hard Work

By Ian In standard6th February, 2011

Every year millions of people around the world look forward to the Super Bowl, but not everyone is interested in the game. There are millions of people who want to watch the big game just to see the epic Television commercials that will only be aired during the Super Bowl. In 1973 (Super Bowl VII),

What Happened to This Epic Snow Storm?

By Ian In standard2nd February, 2011

For days the media has been talking about a major storm that was heading our way. They were promoting this storm like it was going to be the biggest storm to hit Toronto this millennium. School closures were planned before the first snowflake fell, even the Toronto District School Board offices were scheduled not to

I am Always Asked-What DSLR Camera Should I Buy?

By Ian In standard28th January, 2011

As a photographer, I participate on a number of photography forums and blogs. I do this to learn new techniques and get tips on the things that I do not know about. I also like to give back by sharing my knowledge and answer questions. One of the most frequent questions I see on these

Photo Quilting Seems to be a New Trend

By Office Space Toronto In standard26th January, 2011

Yesterday while I was working at my downtown Toronto office space, I got a call from a friend who wanted me to help them do something they had seen on Facebook. They wanted to do a sliced up a photo of their company logo to create a photo quilt for their company Facebook profile. I

Buying a New Camera and Dealing with Sales Staff

By Office Space Toronto In standard23rd January, 2011

This past Friday I forced myself to buy the new camera body that I have needed for the past year. My current camera is almost 5 years old and the time to upgrade has long passed. I really needed a new camera body and to put my old camera body into work as a second

Why so many businesses are searching for a Toronto office space without the hassles

By Office Space Toronto In standard18th January, 2011

I had lunch today with a commercial real estate broker that I attended high school with. She told me that the change in the economy has changed the way that businesses look at office space in Toronto. In past economic downturns, growing businesses would look for deals on class A properties to enhance their look and image,

Where is the Big Call for Help in Australia

By Office Space Toronto In standard16th January, 2011

I was out visiting my girlfriend’s family in Oshawa this weekend. My girlfriend has a friend who lives in Australia, her father brought up the point that there is no call for help in Australia like the one a year ago for Haiti.  One fifth of the state of Queensland is flooded and out of contact