Asja Major

Vancouver Summer: Ten Tips for Making the Most of It

With summer (hopefully) upon us, it’s time to start thinking about how we can make the most of the short season. While most Vancouverites cram their schedules with the usual activities, like hiking...

Spring Fashion Pick Up at Azool's

The signs are there: Cherry blossoms burst from the trees like tiny pink frothy fireworks. Longer days renew our enthusiasm to do more than spend evenings in the company of Friends reruns and reality...

To the Young and Restless: Plan

Crisp, clean ocean air. A temperate climate. Magnificent mountains. Diverse cultural events. Art exhibits. World class shopping. Almost all-season access to every sport imaginable. These are...

Hello Fitness My Old Friend

“I have a New Year’s resolution,” a colleague said to me today, “I will buy bigger pants this year!” We both laughed as she described her need for a new wardrobe based on an expanding backside....

Did the Service Taste Okay?

On a rainy, blustery Sunday, my mom, brother, and I decided to spend a little quality time together over brunch. We opted for Hell’s Kitchen, an old standby in the Kitsilano neighbourhood, where the...

In Search of the Holiday Spirit

I was lamenting to a friend the other night about how difficult it has been this year to get into the “holiday spirit.” Usually I enjoy preparing for Christmas. I love baking holiday goodies and...

Granola-Inspired Curiosity

“That’s an interesting name,” most people say when they first meet me. “How’d you get it?” I explain that I was born in the seventies in a small town in the Kootenays. If a blank look crosses their...