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Luminato VIP gala event…In an abandoned power plant! UNREAL!

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On Thursday I was fortunate enough to attend the Yves St. Laurent & Luminato opening party with my father which was held at the old Hearn Power Station, usually the site of movie sets and the odd urban explorers who venture in to snap photos although the premises is patrolled by security 24/7, Thursday it saw a whole new kind of event.

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Abandoned warehouse rave? YES PLEASE!

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So for Valentine's Day this year seeing as how I was single I wasn't sure what exactly to do, until I got a message from my Montreal friend Cyndi about a party her boyfriend was throwing with the wonderful people over at Promise.  A-MAZING!

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Trip to the 48th floor. (…with a fear of heights.)

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  When it comes to overcoming fears it's ALL about facing them, that includes sucking up the fact you're scared of heights (or as I like to say have an understanding and appreciation of mortality) and going 48 floors up the side of a downtown development in a rickety construction elevator that creaks, groans, skips and shakes. Sounds like a great idea, right?

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Visiting Ontario’s last P.O.W. camp: Camp 30

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Ehrenwort is a German word meaning "Word of Honour"; this was what everything at Camp 30 revolved around. Unlike what you'd typically expect from a P.O.W. camp these prisoners were permitted to leave for the day on the honour system provided they returned for the evening's roll call. Although there were a few escape attempts during its operation, not one prisoner successfully escaped from Camp 30.

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