Tag Archive: Nature

jetlag’s gift

Oct 3, 2015 | Lodtunduh, Bali It’s my second night in Bali and evening unfolds in a way that is completely unfamiliar to me. Gone are the cars beyond my living room windows,… Continue reading

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

Goodbye, August…

Autumn. It sneaks up quietly, almost imperceptibly. Cool, delicious air slices the humidity, rendering afternoons exquisite for long walks. Blue skies give way to a softer grey. We reach for a pair of… 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

Sunday Slowly

Gone is the grisly humidity of these past couple of weeks and the weather is just right for sleeping (relief!) and tea-drinking and opening windows. This morning I collected a handful of acorns,… Continue reading

Summer Weekend | Toronto Islands

On any given weekend in summer, usually the last place I’d want to be is on the Toronto Islands. Just the thought of interminable ferry line-ups and the horde descending on Centreville amusement… Continue reading

Allan Gardens Conservatory | Part Two

Succulent heaven. That is all. (Except that you should teleport if you can’t get your feet here.)

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

green-up

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on the trail

I did an hour of yoga yesterday, followed by a two-hour walk on the Beltline Trail. I had to persuade myself to do both. What I felt most like doing was just the… 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

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

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