Entries by Heather Magee from 09/2012

Should I Freeze My Eggs?

| Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Often when I tell people that my partner and I aren't sure if or when we'll start a family, the same few questions arise. Can you imagine yourself 20 or 30 years down the road, with no children or grandchildren? Don't you want someone to carry on your family's lineage? Won't it be lonely with just you two?

Naramata: Best of the Bench

| Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

I'm not quite sure what first drew me to Naramata, a small village situated on the east side of B.C.'s Okanagan Lake. It may have been the sparkling view of the lake below and the warm breeze that hits you as you meander your way through the winding roads. It could have been the easy access to some of B.C.'s best wine producers.

VIFF 2012 For First-Timers

| Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VIFF has a reputation of attracting a bit of a film snob set in comparison to its much larger sister festival in Toronto. Don't believe the hype. VIFF fosters a fabulous celebration of film, whether it's your first time or you've been going for years. Many people ask me how to approach the film selection process. With so many screenings spanning a two-week period, how does one decide what to see?