Arts and Crafts · Places

The Bird Man of Toronto

This school break we decided to have staycation. Why live in a wonderfully cosmopolitan city if you don’t go out and discover it? Two of the highlights of the week were visiting the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. I feel very fortunate that my children enjoy going to galleries. Truth be… Continue reading The Bird Man of Toronto


Holy Cannoli!

I have lived in East York for a decade now, and over that time various people have told me that I should try the cannoli from the North Pole Bakery, which is located at Danforth and Greenwood. To be honest, I don’t often walk along that part of the Danforth because it can be a bit sketchy, but… Continue reading Holy Cannoli!


For the Love of Bread – Part I

Some of my fondest memories as a child are walking into the house after hours for playing outside only to be welcomed by the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven. Even better was the enjoyment of having a piece of bread, still piping hot from the oven, slathered with butter. I could not… Continue reading For the Love of Bread – Part I