When your teeth break…

Written for a project in Information Gathering, an upper-level communications course that surveys methods and strategies for acquiring information from records, databases, sources and interview methods April 2010 We do what two people do to get to know each other. Share meals, laughter, opinions, advice. Trade stories that reveal ourselves, layer by layer. And apply … Continue reading When your teeth break…

Smaller Homes, Smaller Lots

Written for a Langara College project in collaboration with City Studio, Vancouver, BC People drive smaller cars nowadays to conserve resources.  According to the Higgins family of Delta, BC, we need to employ the same strategy when it comes to land and housing. “Using residential land more efficiently, while still providing affordable, ground-oriented living, must … Continue reading Smaller Homes, Smaller Lots

Nazanin Afshin-Jam uses beauty for a purpose

  An international human rights activist, singer/songwriter, actor, former Miss World Canada, President and co-founder of the Stop Child Executions organization, Nazanin Afshin-Jam was born in Iran in 1979, the same year that the Shāh Pahlavi was exiled and the Ayatollah Khomeini came into power. At the time, Nazanin’s father was manager of the Sheraton Hotel … Continue reading Nazanin Afshin-Jam uses beauty for a purpose