Mystery orchid

Mystery orchid

My mystery orchid is finally blooming. I thought the day would never come!

I picked it up well over a year ago, ugly and dead-looking, from by the side of my neighbourhood florist’s dumpster. (Narcissus on Broughton Street – check them out, they’re fabulous!) As the flower stems were cut off (probably for some bridal bouquet), I could only guess what it might look like once it blooms.
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Red at Macbeth

Red at Macbeth

Not sure how I wound up last Sunday strutting down red carpets at the premier of Macbeth, and then people-watching at the afterparty too, but I sure did not complain! Any excuse to wear a dress, and get some culture.

Just to avoid confusion, I’m talking about Macbeth the film, with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. So it happens that it’s out worldwide tonight. Read on »