Posts Tagged ‘Liz Jukovsky’

Real Talk: Dealing with Alopecia

11 Nov, 2014  |  by Liz Jukovsky

When I was 3 years old, I wore a tutu for an entire year. At 7 years old, I rarely showered. I had a rat tail, and climbed trees in my bare feet. Lots of tie dye was worn that year. By middle school, I had started plucking my eyebrows and wearing denim skirts to match my popular (but troubled) best friend. I knew the pros and cons of being a tomboy versus a girly-girl: as a tomboy, I got…

Real Talk: Yes New Friends

11 Nov, 2014  |  by Liz Jukovsky
[Toronto] Liz Jukovsky Yes New Friends - Image

Amy Wood is a people person, a natural “connector” — but she’d never phrase it that way. “Think of the kind of people who call themselves ‘connectors.’ They’re kind of the worst,” Amy joked as we settled into our multi-coloured cushioned seats at a local cafe. We were there to discuss her latest social experiment, a Toronto-based platonic matchmaking website she founded called “Yes New Friends” (YNF). The Saturday morning interview felt like a blind date, actually — the kind of…