Canada

Listen Up: Sickboy Podcast

Want to know what one of the best things in the world is when you have a chronic illness? It’s being able to unapologetically talk about being sick. It is so refreshing to be able to openly discuss something that is a huge part of your life without trying to find pleasant ways to word it […] Read more…

Bell Let’s Talk Day

What kind of health blogger would I be if I didn’t use my tiny little corner of the interwebs to promote the Bell Let’s Talk Day?! This is one of my favourite days of the year – a day when Canadians join together and use social media for a good cause – to raise money […] Read more…

Jian Ghomeshi and Society’s Response to Abuse Allegations

This may veer from my normal topics, but my friend Clare had some really important things to say about women’s rights and the tendency of people to shame women who come forward with allegations of abusive relationships. So I asked her to be my first guest blogger! ———————————————————————————– “Jian Ghomeshi and Society’s Response to Abuse […] Read more…

Lisa Tries New Things!

I’m going to try something new, besties. I was thinking about branching off and creating a separate blog called “Lisa Tries New Things” where I can publish all of my posts about the exciting and fun new things that I try, but Boyfriend told me I should keep it all here on Damsel because I’ve […] Read more…

An interview with Boyfriend about his EP release today!

The team here at Damsel in a Dress (just me) are super excited to welcome St. John’s own Boyfriend (okay he is my boyfriend from St. John’s, not boyfriend to everyone in the city) to the studio (facebook chat) for an interview to introduce the world to his new musical baby, “The Right Words EP.”  […] Read more…

Let Me Tell You About St. John’s, Newfoundland.

A video essay about Canadian pride during the last winter Olympics held in Canada has resurfaced on Facebook so I watched it and got goosebumps again and was instantly filled with patriotism. That patriotism lingered in my system for awhile and narrowed itself down a bit more from Canadian patriotism to Newfoundland patriotism. Not many […] Read more…