Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #6

“Youth Without Youth” by Metric has been getting a lot of radio play. I hear it on the way to work and on the way home and it’s growing on me. So, it’s become my next Songs o’ Summer pick. What do you think Is it a good song? The List So Far: Ro’s Songs … Continue reading

Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #5

I’m officially adding song #5 to my Songs o’ Summer list and it’s the new Silversun Pickups song “Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)“. T’is good!   The List So Far: Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #1 Train – Drive By #2 Florence + the Machine – Shake it Out #3 Rebecca Ferguson – Nothing’s Real But … Continue reading

Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #4

The number 4 pick in my Songs o’ Summer series is, again, a song from a few years ago. I’ve been hearing this one a lot lately, for some reason, and I’ve always really loved it. The song is “Sweet Disposition” by the Australian rock band The Temper Trap. In the futuristic/spacey music video, I … Continue reading

Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #3

I don’t know too much about singer/songwriter Rebecca Ferguson other than she’s from the UK and she was a runner up on the show X Factor. I recently discovered her song “Nothing’s Real But Love” on iTunes when it was featured as a free download.  I promptly added it to my playlist and have been … Continue reading

Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #2

For my second Song o’ Summer, I’m picking a song that’s actually been out for a little while, but I’ve recently downloaded it to my iPhone and have been listening to it a lot: Florence + the Machine “Shake it Out”. It’s a great song and an interesting video. So, what do you think? Is … Continue reading

Ro’s Songs o’ Summer 2012: #1

There’s nothing like marking memories and time than with music. Certain songs remind me of certain places, people, and events. I’m going to mark the summer of 2012 with different songs I like and track them here. Maybe you’ll love my picks, maybe you’ll hate them, but here we go… My first “Ro’s Songs o’ … Continue reading

Love Bites for April 2012

I love April! April, being my birthday month, I got to spend my birthday by taking a day off work, and enjoying a celebratory dinner out with my favourite people. Later that week, I was taken out for a birthday lunch to Paganellis by my awesome co-workers, followed by a delicious birthday cake back at … Continue reading

Harvest Moon

“When we were strangers I watched you from afar When we were lovers I loved you with all my heart.” – Neil Young – Harvest Moon

Bring Me a Higher Love

“I could light the night up with my soul on fire I could make the sun shine from pure desire Let me feel that love come over me Let me feel how strong it could be” – Steve Winwood – Higher Love

Love Bites for April, Part 2

Bellini at Milestones

More stuff I’m loving this month… This week I got the opportunity to participate in the Canadian Women in Communications Image Builder Workshop. It took place at the George Brown School of Make-up and Esthetics. I had my make-up and hair done by one of the students and then had photos taken by a photographer. … Continue reading