I Travel. Big Time.

This open letter was sent to the 3 major French newspapers in the Montreal area – La Presse, Le Devoir & Le Journal de Montréal – in January-February 2017. It was never published, though it was written according to the requirements of each publication. So here it is, for your “pleasure”, and hopefully, for you to share around, so it can get the visibility it deserves. READ MORE…

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Haters Gonna Hate… But They (Still) Don’t Make Sense.

Have you ever noticed how, whenever something body positive – or “pro plus-size” – is published, the fat-shaming trolls always spread the same handful of comments? It’s like “eat less, move more, lose weight, you’re fat” is the solution to everything for these mean folks… and most times, it’s not even a pertinent answer. READ MORE…

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Q&A with Maude Leblanc, Illustrator of Belles et Rondes (“Pretty and Curvy”)

I recently found out about Belles et Rondes (“Pretty and Curvy”), a creation of the founder of iMel artiste, Maude Leblanc. Graphic artist since 2006 and illustrator since as long as she remembers, she’s in love with creativity and human beings. She accepted to take part to this Q&A for the blog and wanted to share a message particularly important for her : we have to dare accepting and being ourselves. READ MORE…

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Plus-Size People Don’t Matter.

Sunday morning, not so long ago. I’m sipping a London Fog coffee and scrolling down my Facebook, checking what my friends are up to – new babies, funny pets, silly kids and the latest of Jimmy Fallon viral sketches – when I stumble upon a video that was shared on one of my friend’s wall. READ MORE

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Why Plus-Size & Body Positive Blogs are now more important than ever…

After 3 years of blogging and with a new trip coming, I started wondering on the pertinence of this blog in the blogosphere, after the years, and how I can bring it to the next level… I quickly realized that being a plus-size person in a so called “standard” world is STILL quite a challenge. READ MORE…

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