In-depth 6- The deadline’s not in the distance anymore

Fan Expo (aka deadline for my costume) is next weekend, so I’ve been working madly to finish my costume for the last two weeks, and I’m pleased to say I’ve made a lot of progress! I’ve finished my catsuit, and it looks pretty good in my opinion. It’s not perfect, but it’s very wearable and I’m pretty proud that my first project with stretch fabric turned out so well. I’ve.. Read More

In depth post 5- No armour just yet

So this week I was hoping to meet with my mentor so we could start working on the bracers, but unfortunately she was sick. It looks like there’s a bit of a cold going around- my dad got sick as well. Anyways, get well soon wishes to Lauren and hopefully we’ll be able to get some armour made when I get back from Cuba next week! So instead of meeting.. Read More


I don’t really know how to write a journal. It seems strange to me that one would write down their thoughts like Papa writes down the numbers of furs he sells. I think it’s much easier to just tell them, like Nikâwiy* tells me stories. My favorite story is the tale of Ayas, a great hero who defeats many monsters and can change his form. I think this Ayas is.. Read More

Where are all the Women?

It’s a question I asked while searching through the colonial Canada resources the talons classes have recently compiled. Among the numerous accounts of the War of 1812 I was disappointed to find only one article centered around women, specifically of a certain women associated with that war. It’d be nice to hear about her rather than the brand of chocolate more often. Laura Secord. If you’ve never heard of her before you can check out this link kindly.. Read More