Author Archives: quixoticlaugh

About quixoticlaugh

Having travelled some and lived in a few places around the world, Iris is never without her passport and her credit card. The former allows for great mischief; the latter feeds her shoe addiction. Iris’s hopes for the future would be: her snowboard equipment will be counted as free luggage, to own a Haute Couture piece (Chanel or Givenchy), to see a zebra in the African heat and that we all laugh a little more!

Alan

In my career, there have only been two managers that have been true mentors. Last week, one of them passed away. The period that Alan was my manager was brief, but his leadership was everlasting. We never met in person.

Alan

In my career, there have only been two managers that have been true mentors. Last week, one of them passed away. The period that Alan was my manager was brief, but his leadership was everlasting. We never met in person.

butterfly

Monarchs

I remember summers in my parent’s back yard where Monarch butterflies would weave in and out of the garden. Standing still, I would watch them dance between the flowers and trees. Chasing them would disrupt the beauty of their path.

butterfly

Monarchs

I remember summers in my parent’s back yard where Monarch butterflies would weave in and out of the garden. Standing still, I would watch them dance between the flowers and trees. Chasing them would disrupt the beauty of their path.

Chicago

A Vacation with All that Jazz

Vacations… they don’t serve as a balm to the mundanity of life; I usually just end up in a funk once they are over. But on my most recent trip, it was exactly what the doctor ordered. While I could

Chicago

A Vacation with All that Jazz

Vacations… they don’t serve as a balm to the mundanity of life; I usually just end up in a funk once they are over. But on my most recent trip, it was exactly what the doctor ordered. While I could

Many Reasons I Adore Stephen Fry, This

On QI, Episode “Imbroglio” It’s becoming rapidly more clear, there are many people on earth who need to be killed and nearly all of them are management consultants. – Stephen Fry Totes.

Many Reasons I Adore Stephen Fry, This

On QI, Episode “Imbroglio” It’s becoming rapidly more clear, there are many people on earth who need to be killed and nearly all of them are management consultants. – Stephen Fry Totes.

A Great Interview

Sometimes you do an interview that is just a dream. Ryan was definitely a delightful person to speak to. And you can’t beat the sun! Cultivate Toronto: Interview with Ryan from the Regent Park Hub from Iris Chan on Vimeo.

A Great Interview

Sometimes you do an interview that is just a dream. Ryan was definitely a delightful person to speak to. And you can’t beat the sun! Cultivate Toronto: Interview with Ryan from the Regent Park Hub from Iris Chan on Vimeo.

Interview: Rosie

Cultivate TO: Rosie’s Interview from Iris Chan on Vimeo. I made this video on for Cultivate Toronto, a CSA that grows local vegetables right here in Toronto. This organisation has inspired others. I interviewed Rosie and then spent the day

Interview: Rosie

Cultivate TO: Rosie’s Interview from Iris Chan on Vimeo. I made this video on for Cultivate Toronto, a CSA that grows local vegetables right here in Toronto. This organisation has inspired others. I interviewed Rosie and then spent the day

Happiness: Enjoying the Internet’s Obsession

With cats… Cause there are disappointing days and the interwebs sends you this:

Happiness: Enjoying the Internet’s Obsession

With cats… Cause there are disappointing days and the interwebs sends you this: