"From a philosophical perspective, I believe there is a cultural need for BettyFelonFashions, or shops like mine -- both a need for the kind of items created and a need for the unique way I strive to present them. I want to create items for women that make them feel beautiful and sexy, just as they are, without contorting or binding the body, without sacrificing comfort, or their sense of humour."
Think you've mastered the English language and can't be stumped? The truth is that many of us even with a strong grasp on the language will make mistakes regularly in our speech and writing. Are you guilty of any of these common English errors?
The rain fell on her umbrella with a soft and constant patter. The steamy, moist air hung around her, infusing her frizzling hair and clinging to her dewy skin. A cool breeze blew under her mesh protection, chilling her skin, causing her body to tingle in the contrast. As a child she had marvelled at [...]
It was a hot night, I think. I stepped into the upstairs washroom, but it was different. The walls were yellowing with age, tiles encrusted with black spores. It was steamy. The floors were sopping wet on my bare feet. I had the feeling that this was my doing, that I'd let the shower run [...]
Amidst all the stress and disappointment that seems to characterize my life these days, I had a moment of pure and total contented happiness, and it was a treasured gift. Adam and I were riding on his motorcycle some night last week. We were zooming along the Bayview Extension, as we usually do (who goes the [...]
I lay in the bathtub thinking, being. My head rests on the porcelain base, soft water nuzzling the sides of my face. The contrast between sensations -- hard and soft -- makes me feel unease; as if to relax into the warmth of the caressing water would inspire the hard porcelain to reach up and [...]
Once it had seemed inconsequential, a vaguely beautiful structure that hardly captured the attention of passersby. Now it was a place of human activity. Someone had occupied this space for longer than a passing moment and created in this spot.
Sometimes the most important lessons of our lives can evolve out of the simplest actions, moments, or events. When it comes to learning love and kindness, can it really be represented in something as simple as a tomato? In my life, the contentious tomato has become a symbol of the purity of love.
I dreamt this morning of summer. I was out in the middle of a bright blue lake by myself on a tiny speedboat. The sky above was bright, bright blue with crisp white clouds dancing above, and whitecaps peaking the waves.