Category Archives: random people bios

Meet Caprice

Name: Caprice

Occupation: Oyster Shucker

Favourite part about her job: “I like the special gloves and knife we get to use. Tre Chic!”

Least favourite part about her job: “My boss, Rodney, is a total pig. He is always trying to look down my shirt when I am bending over the oyster baskets.”

Favourite musical artist/group: Stevie Wonder

Favourite movie: School Daze

Where would she rather be right now: “My Mother needs a new left big toe, so I really should  be out looking for donors. Hey, do you need your left big toe anymore?”

Favourite book: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Favourite type of food: Cheese

What she wanted to be when she was a child: A fire truck

Did she enjoy this interview: “Yes, until now.”


Meet Filiberto

Name: Filiberto

Occupation: Felt tip pen designer

Favourite part about his job: “I really enjoy the different colours. I also like how many different types of felt tips there are. I mean, I can create combinations of tip and colour that would blow your mind!”

Least favourite part about his job: “One time the mauve canister exploded. It looked like a Law and Order crime scene for weeks! Try going home to your wife and explaining those stains!”

Favourite musical artist/group: The Pixies

Favourite movie: Casablanca

Where would he rather be right now: “Nowhere. This is a very lovely conversation we are having in the middle of the sidewalk in front of a book exchange bin.” (he added a smile so I snapped the photo above.)

Favourite book: The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

Favourite type of food: Ethiopian (which he punctuated with a laugh and added, “They do eat more than a grain of rice, you know.”)

What he wanted to be when he was a child: An organ grinder with a monkey

Did he enjoy this interview: “Yes, very much.”