Tag Archive: Toronto Ravines

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

the green below the city

Running through the ravine system, the Beltline Trail in Toronto is my green refuge below the city. No matter how many times I get on the trail—at any access point—something new captures my… Continue reading

winter’s eve

autumn | bringing the outdoors in

Lately, I’ve been scavenging on our ravine walks, gathering fallen leaves, branches and acorns, snipping rose hips and dried grasses and laying them gently in a worn, cloth bag which bears the ravages of… Continue reading

sunday slowly

It was a weekend with few shoulds or must-dos. A chance to sink into pillows with coffee and a book late into the morning. When hunger lured me from bed there was French… Continue reading

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

summer’s remains: alexander muir gardens

Moving back to Toronto has meant that each day brings something incredibly new—and old—my way. Alexander Muir Gardens, my neighbourhood park, is the same park I ran wild in as a child. I’d leave… Continue reading

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