Monthly Archives: March 2013

A song to reflect the weather

Also, here is a friendly reminder to myself that finals are less than two weeks away and that I should be studying.

I’ll start after Easter dinner, I promise.

100 posts later…


If the title didn’t give it away, I’m announcing that I’ve written 100 blog posts!  Granted, not all of them were written written, but whatever. What I really mean to say now is that though now is not the time to get sentimental, I’ve learned a lot while writing for Blog Squad over the past 7 months.

For instance, I’ve learned that people like reading about rants. Especially rants about controversial topics like sexism.

They also like to look at pictures. Pictures are good. Pictures of people doing dumb things, even better.

The most important thing I’ve learned, though, is that I like blogging. I like putting out content and making people laugh or cringe or even think. It’s something that gives me a good feeling (dat surge of dopamine, man).

So here’s three cheers for blogging! Hip, hip, hurrah!

PS. You ain’t seen the last of the mushy stuff yet 😉

Picking the right seats in the lecture hall

Woodward 4. KIN 191 class. True story.

haha just kidding there’s only like 5 seats that do that. And somehow we pick them everytime.

Ways to Procrastinate: Consider the city you currently live in.

Here’s something anyone living in Vancouver can appreciate! It’s amusing, at least. Read here:

How to piss off a Vancouverite | Matador Network.

Okay now back to work. All-nighter, here I come!

Restaurant Review: NOSH


Last night I went out for dinner with a couple of friends. We decided to try a little cafe-type restaurant called NOSH. I found out about it through Dineout Vancouver, but I never had the chance to go during the festival 🙁 It opened up just a couple months ago, but it had lots of good reviews!

The restaurant is located near the corner of Trafalgar Street and West Broadway; for UBC students, this translates into the Macdonald Street stop on the 99 B-line. Of course, you have to do a little walking. What’d you expect?

NOSH is pretty casual, but it has an intimate atmosphere—probably due to the small dining area. It’s nice and fresh-feeling, with wood floors and furniture.

I had a duck confit dish, which is served with a pot of roasted veggies and brussels sprouts. The sauce was salty and delicious, and I even ate the brussel sprouts—which is impressive, because I am not usually a sprout-eater. But omnomnom.

Also there are unidentified purple things that were sort of crunchy and very edible.

Looks pretty fancy, doesn’t it?

For dessert, I had something called a Caramel Budino. It was something like a creamy custard dessert, except 109482091238 times better because it was caramel and toffee and unidentified cake bottom. And it came in a little glass jar. So cute.

I ate a spoonful before remembering to take a picture. I’m new at this foodie thing, okay?

The best part is that for something that looked and tasted high-class, it was cheap! Tax-included, I spent barely over $20. Definitely an affordable meal for any student! So if you’re looking for somewhere new to eat, I suggest NOSH 🙂