Qu’est ce qu’une Flâneuse?

flâneuse. f.  female equivalent of flâneur the woman of leisure, the idler, the urban explorer, the connoisseur of the street represents the ability to wander, detached, with no other purpose than to be an acute observer of society Equal parts curiosity and laziness "The gastronomy of the eye and the artist-poet of the modern metropolis"

Goings On: Week of July 15

Goings On are back this week with new events in Montréal! This week; great films, outdoors theatre, and lots of laughs. MONDAY Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove, at the Cinémathèque Québécoise, 19h Don't miss the Fantasia Festival! There are film showings every single day this week. Check out the schedule on their website.   TUESDAY Free Yoga in… Continue reading Goings On: Week of July 15

The Perfect Café in Montréal: Ferlucci

For years and years I have been on a quest to finding the *perfect café*; one that would harbor the world's most interesting people, one where the espressos could cure my depressos, one where the decor alone could inspire me to be creative...And I've finally found it! Ferlucci Café, situated in Villeray, is the most… Continue reading The Perfect Café in Montréal: Ferlucci

Paris: Food Guide for Flâneurs

Paris! The birthplace of flâneurs...Paris is celebrated for its legendary gastronomy, rightfully so. While travelling to Paris for a little less than two weeks, I sure did eat very well! It seems that Parisians do the classics better than anyone else—steak and fries, roasts, croissants, pastries, bread, cheese, and most importantly, wine—all seem to taste… Continue reading Paris: Food Guide for Flâneurs

Photographic Homage: Montreal

Montreal is my favourite city. I admire its unique and eclectic nature―every corner longs to be explored. Here are analog pictures that I hope will evoke in you what I intend; a sort of nostalgia, a sense that it is not quite possible to describe or capture this bustling city. 35mm film.

Flâneurs Book Club: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature

"A man is fed, not that he may be fed, but that he may work." I have recently picked up "Nature" in a bookshop (mostly because of its charming book-cover). And after going through Emerson's insightful and strikingly original writing, I consider it a piece of absolute genius! My enthusiasm has reached the heights of… Continue reading Flâneurs Book Club: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature

Wes Anderson Movies: Ranked

Wes Anderson is one of my favourite directors. Why? He seems to have an eye for symmetry and balance. His talents are not only shown through his visually captivating sets, but also textually, through his humorous and quasi-absurd scripts. He creates pretty little nostalgic worlds and tells the stories of lovable, yet flawed characters. His… Continue reading Wes Anderson Movies: Ranked