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Special Edition Staff Q&A
While introverts everywhere are secretly sighing in relief, those of us who aren’t used to staying home are a little out of our depth when it comes to finding solitary ways to fill the time. In the spirit of sharing, our staff divulged some of the ways in which they’re spending their days in.
Best TV series right now
Caroline, IT coordinator: Succession
Jacynthe, brand environments director: C’est comme ça que je t’aime
Lisa-Marie, junior buyer: You, on Netflix
Émilie, marketing & retail manager: Fourchette
Edith, copywriter: Feel Good
All-time must-watch TV series
Caroline: Breaking Bad
Jacynthe: Chef’s Table
Lisa-Marie: The Office
Émilie: Big Little Lies
Edith: Twin Peaks
Best IG account to follow while social distancing
Caroline: @thedodo
Jacynthe: @lizplankofficial
Lisa-Marie: @kayla_itsines for easy exercices to do at home, @plantbasedben for simple vegan recipes that’ll help boost your immune system
Émilie: @mathduff
Edith: @arnaudsoly
How to stay active
Caroline: Online yoga classes (plus, most studios will take donations to help Goodwill or other charities)
Jacynthe: Running outside and the YouTube fitness channel fitcafemtl
Lisa-Marie: Dancing!
Émilie: Improving my balance with a b-board
Edith: Walking my poorly trained dog (strengthens my arms!)
Something you do with your friends or family
Caroline: Virtual 5@7s
Jacynthe: It’s getting warmer, so playing outside with the kids!
Lisa-Marie: Play board games with my boyfriend!
Émilie: Facetime board games
Edith: Talk over each other on Houseparty
First thing you’ll do when normal life resumes
Caroline: Go hug my parents
Jacynthe: Visit my family and friends
Lisa-Marie: Go see the people I love
Émilie: Go get a London fog at Café Pista!
Edith: Rub my hands all over my friends’ faces
First restaurant you’ll go to
Caroline: Cafe de Mercanti for coffee & biscottis, Impasto for pasta & red wine
Jacynthe: McKiernan, along the Lachine Canal
Lisa-Marie: Universel, for brunch
Émilie: Pho King Bon, in Sainte-Adèle
Edith: Super Qualité, an Indian snack bar in Rosemont
Most importantly, keep your chin up!
This too shall pass (knock on wood).

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