It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

That’s right – it’s that time again – Back to School Time! And with the kids off at school, the buses running more frequently and the weather cooling down (I know, 29C with a humidex of 34C is hardly cooling off! But with mid-teens an low 20’s forecast for next week, fall is on its way.), why not take a class yourself? With Dancing Dahlias, Byzantine Bracelets, and Art Clay Play Days, we have a range of classes to ignite your imagination and build your beading skills this fall. Looking to Lampwork? We have 4-hour Introductions, 8-hour Weekends and the …

Mad Men

Have you seen this series – Mad Men? It’s been getting a huge amount of hype lately, and normally, I equate tv + hype = tripe and avoid it at all costs. However, this long weekend, I stumbled upon a marathon of re-runs of it, and got snagged by the look and feel of the show, and before I knew it – 3 hours of my life had gone. I was entranced. The writing is really d— good. B. amazing, in fact. No cliches, no platitudes – no likable characters (well – Peggy isn’t too hatable – a sort of …