The Flavours Of Autumn

I have been rather exhausted of late, so my efforts in the kitchen have been somewhat limited. Long gone are the days of weekly bagels, pizza, and other tasty treats. This is not a good thing. Playing around in the kitchen has become a welcome break from the mountain of work that continues to pile…

A Little Taste Of Quebec

Today felt almost normal. I spent some time downtown – although a little too late to hit up the market – wandering to the usual stores that I would visit in the before times; Planet Bean, Trotters, The Stone Store, The BookShelf, and others. While I wanted to pay a visit to the just-opened Lady…

A Little Warmth On A Chilly Eve

The last few days have really seemed to punctuate the fact that summer is coming to a close and autumn is quickly moving in. The mornings have been wet and chilly and grey, perfect for blankets and coffee and leisurely reading while scritching the ears of the wee fuzzball. It’s not my favourite type of…

The 2020 Toronto International Film Festival

For the first time ever I find myself in possession of tickets for several movies for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). It has been something I’ve wanted to attend for ages but have always found myself unable to for a variety of reasons – often travel related. This year, however, there are two…

Cheers To Vacation

Last Friday I signed out of email, symbolically beginning the first day of my summer vacation. While the summer semester has been extremely fun (and surprisingly productive given the situation), it has also been very busy. Knowing that I needed to recharge and to step away from the day-to-day demands of work, I set my…