Tag Archive: Flowers

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

Spadina House Gardens

This post is about one thing only: Flowers on flowers on flowers. All the fleurs! And then some. The gardens at Spadina House are still holding fast to summer, betraying only the smallest… Continue reading

Allan Gardens Conservatory | Part One

Long weekends are built for wandering, wherever your inclination and heart lead you. I spent yesterday afternoon in the city, far from the crowds, in Allan Gardens conservatories. Just me, my camera and… Continue reading

flora

This weekend’s garden walk: pause … breathe … squeal … snap! Bloom time is fleeting, evanescent, in Southern Ontario. So moments such as these are best spent lingering, savoring, locking their clarity into… Continue reading

weekending

By mid-week it was time to call in the big guns to adios a miserable cold turned sinus infection with an unstoppable cough. Antibiotics are never a fun experience (hello acidophilus, meet what… Continue reading

peony perfection

There’s something completely dislocating about having flu symptoms in June when you’ve said goodbye (and good riddance) to a Northern winter. Lying in bed with a piercingly sore throat and all the mundane… 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

weekending

This afternoon, I set out to roam the woods nearby and the sky went from cotton wool clouds to broody within ten minutes. But I persevered despite ominous clouds hovering; not much comes… Continue reading

my lately

Waking to the sound of birds hungry for spring. Lately, these have been coffee mornings and tea afternoons. Salad has returned to the table with an unquenchable longing for greens. Traipsing through the… 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

then came spring

Only one word: relief!

the weekend in bits and pieces

My Saturday afternoon walk came to a perfect end at the row of flower shops on Avenue Road below Davenport. The very ones where Zoë and I spent a morning choosing blooms for her wedding. The flower… Continue reading

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