Day 9: Speed Cubing

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in 30DayNips, Blog | No Comments

Why it interests me: I used to be able to finish a Rubik’s cube in ~1min a couple of years back. One thing that I was always amazed at was the videos online where kids finish cubes in 15 seconds or less. Its something about the quickness and always trying to beat your personal best ...

Day 8: Creative Writing

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in 30DayNips, Blog | One Comment

Why it interests me: I remember in OCAD University where we did a small creative writing segment and my thoughts were at the time that this is something that is NOT for me. However just like any other creative outlet, its another way to express yourself.I dont consider the kind of blogging that I do ...

Day 7: Wine Tasting

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in 30DayNips, Blog | No Comments

Why it interests me: Alcoholic beverages (like wine)are something that I would like to learn more about just because of how integrated it is in our community. I recently saw this documentary called Somm on Netflix that brought the viewer into a world of people trying to become Sommeliers (the highest rank you can achieve ...

Day 6: Baking

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in 30DayNips, Blog | No Comments

Why it interests me: When I was a wee child living in Norway, there was this one cook book named ” Fra boller til burritos”, which means “From buns to burritos” that first introduced me to baking. I had done one of the simpler bun recipes with great success and made it a couple of ...

Day 5: Axe Throwing

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in 30DayNips, Blog | No Comments

Why it interests me: I have used an axe to chop wood during my boyscout days. Now fast forward to my current life situation in Toronto where I realize there is an axe throwing club quite close to the downtown Toronto core… that also serves beer! As one of those fun and social hobbies where ...