Montreal Travel Diary

Midnight, walking up the red-carpeted stone steps, music and drinks flowing as snippets of French drift by from the next room. My first impression of Montreal. We took a later flight and only arrived at our hotel a little past 12 in the early hours of Sunday. WHERE WE STAYED The hotel we were staying at has quite the opulent history behind it, the building originally belonging to Lord George Stephen, converted into a private gentlemen’s business club, and finally…

Ojai Travel Diary

WHERE WE STAYED: Ojai Valley Inn is an Ojai staple. The grounds are gorgeous and sprawling, and because it was around the holidays, it was decorated with a pumpkin patch! I cannot tell you how much joy and buzz and excitement I experience around the holidays here in the states, how much I appreciate that American enthusiasm for festivities, and how happy that makes my idealistic little heart.  I couldn’t tell you the first thing about the golf course, other…

Just In Time For Spring | CaseApp Phone Cases

Having to always be contactable and on top of my emails to confirm auditions, and the nature of the entertainment industry (sometimes having to learn 10 pages of a script overnight), means I always have my phone on me – often face down on a table where i’m working, or meeting with friends. Anybody who knows me knows I always have some sort of bright floral phone case – one thing never changes! I have a couple of go-to brands,…

Carousels and Cotton Candy | LA County Fair

I’ve been to the Sydney Royal Easter Show more times than I can count – it’s never really changes, but canvassing the fresh food dome for free samples and watching the six bar equestrian show-jumping never got old. The jam packed show bag pavilion was not quite as exciting as I got older, when the opportunity cost of eating an entire bag of chocolate became a consideration, but somehow – maybe because it was only around one month a year…