Category Archive: Life

Autumn Closing In

As much as I welcome a change in season (sweater season!) in all ways, I’m not at all unhappy about extending my summer—in Bali. The cold comes all too quickly and ferociously in… Continue reading

My Lately

I’m in the process of finding someone to sublet my apt and treat Denver with tender lovin’ care, while I’m in Bali. I think I’m narrowing the gap on that, fingers crossed. Once… Continue reading

Market Days: Kensington | Chinatown

I’ve been hanging in Kensington Market and neighbouring Chinatown for more than 35 years. Which makes me feel at once old and completely at home no matter the days, weeks, even years between… Continue reading

Kensington Market Jazz

Sunday afternoon at the Poetry Jazz Café, music spilling out into the streets of the Market. The best walk-by treat of all. Summer 2015 is going out with a bang.

My Lately

Mid-summer days | Tea and couches, cats and books | East End Toronto love | Pulp Kitchen smoothies: elixirs for searing hot afternoons | Riding the streetcar to The Beach without any hurry,… Continue reading

bali | on my mind

I’ll be spending October and November in Bali and the Gili Islands. So I’ve been collecting photos—visuals that breathe life into my trip, helping to lift the planning off the page. These are… Continue reading

truth

source: Sister Outsider, “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action”

into the weekend

Slowly, this cold begins to budge. The rain falls steadily and everything I can view from these windows is verdant, lush. Maybe tomorrow, when my energy picks up and something other than pillow… Continue reading

my lately

First peonies unfurled: the gasp is never less intense. Gluten and dairy-free choco chunk cookies: the thrill lives on. Breakfast bowls: fruit-filled to the brim, sweet and tart and minty. Reading: Robyn Davidson’s… Continue reading

putter

How has your weekend been? My living room is flooded with sunshine, making this couch even more of an anchor. I’m simply lapping it up. It’s been a weekend of puttering and making.… Continue reading

weekending

This was the first thing I saw this morning, en route to the kettle (Apart from the cat, camped on my chest and staring at me). These parrot tulips can stare at me… Continue reading

all the chocolate

There may be several good reasons to wait til just before the weekend to buy your Easter chocolate—including temptation—but I can’t get behind a single one. I’ve practised anything but abstinence this week… Continue reading

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