I’ve always been a movie lover and for years I attended TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival). It was something I always looked forward to — even the endless lining up.
Those 10 days every September were sacrosanct, I booked them off almost a year in advance and honestly, short of a disaster there was nothing — and I do mean nothing — that would have caused me to change my plans.
You’ll think I am totally crazy, but I used to buy the 50-movie pass. Yeah, I’d see five to six movies everyday, for 10 straight Continue reading →
Like my mother, I’m a film lover and have been since childhood. I was in my glory when I moved to Toronto and realized that, for 10 days every September, it was home to TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival).
I’ve cancelled or delayed many a vacation in my time, but those 10 days were sacrosanct. I looked forward to the festival all year and I Continue reading →
Seems like it was just yesterday I was writing about how busy the month of April was going to be for me. And here we are. April’s just about over. Amazing. It hasbeen a fully-packed month, both work wise and socially.
And “no”, I’m not complaining. It’s been terrific. I was sure, as I looked ahead, I’d be exhausted. But I’m not. I’ve had blogs and ads to write for clients, an event to plan, videos to shoot and, of course, my own writing to work on. There’ve been brunches, lunches, dinners, coffees and drinks. And a couple of nights out at the theatre.
Hot Docs (Canadian international documentary festival) starts tonight and lasts until May 5. A friend and I are seeing ten (culled from a choice of 205). So the month will end on as busy a note as it began.
Anyone who knows me well, will be surprised I’m seeing so few films. I always bought the fifty-movie pass for TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), which meant I was seeing five or six movies every day for ten days. Most people I told thought I was nuts. They never believed I’d remember what I’d seen. Continue reading →