Posts Tagged "Toronto"

Toronto Harbour Cruise

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 | 3 comments

Toronto Harbour Cruise

Escape with us for a chunk of child-free couple time – what a treat!

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Toronto Time-Lapse

Posted on Oct 10, 2012 | 1 comment

Toronto Time-Lapse

Next time I find myself exasperated on a Toronto sidewalk with moaning children and and an absent sense of direction, I’ll try to remember the beauty that surrounds me when viewed from a different angle and remind myself that I’m one small part of a living, breathing bigger picture…

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Crash Course in Canadiana

Posted on Sep 27, 2012 | 5 comments

I know that working your way through the latest tome from Lonely Planet isn’t for everyone, that’s why I’m bringing you this… In just under three minutes, you can take in some landmarks, pick up some of the lingo (eg.two-four: a case of beer containing 24 bottles) AND gain an insight into the Canadian psyche. Oh, and you’ll be all prepared to sock it to ‘em on the dance-floor when you hit the town of an evening!...

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Toronto: Discovering the Discovery District

Posted on Mar 19, 2012 | 2 comments

Toronto: Discovering the Discovery District

On Friday I was in Toronto’s Discovery District for a morning meeting at CAMH where I’ve volunteered to take part in research studies examining treatment for the prevention of depression relapse.

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Nude yoga: Now available in Toronto

Posted on Dec 12, 2011 | 25 comments

Nude yoga: Now available in Toronto

I didn’t even know nude yoga existed, nevermind that you can do it in Toronto if you so choose. Why anyone would want to practice their asanas naked in a roomful of similarly (un)clad people completely eludes me, unless it is to decrease their sensitivity to unpleasant sights.

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Fed up of the Fords

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 | 2 comments

Fed up of the Fords

Toronto city council has endorsed a private members bill calling for the government to make side under-run guards on large trucks mandatory. The bill comes a month after Jenna Morrison – a 38 year old mother of one, who was pregnant with her second child – was killed beneath the wheels of a truck at a street corner in Toronto.

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Requiem for Jenna Morrison

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 | 2 comments

Requiem for Jenna Morrison

Yesterday approximately 1000 people took part in a ghost bike ride in honour of Jenna Morrison, a wife, mother, daughter and yoga teacher, who was expecting her second child when she was killed by a truck.

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The Toronto commute named one of the world’s worst

Posted on Nov 11, 2011 | 2 comments

The Toronto commute named one of the world’s worst

Well, I’m sure this will come as no great surprise to anyone but… The Toronto commute named one of the world’s worst – The Weather Network. What will it take to fix this situation?

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A penguin love story with a twist

Posted on Nov 6, 2011 | 0 comments

A penguin love story with a twist

Watch out Elton and David – there’s a new dynamic duo in town! Step aside for Buddy and Pedro… Toronto News: Same-sex penguin pair fascinates zookeepers – thestar.com.

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Canada becomes part of Occupy Wall Street movement

Posted on Oct 15, 2011 | 0 comments

Canada becomes part of Occupy Wall Street movement

The weather was grim, with grey skies and rain, but the protesters weren’t deterred…
Canada becomes part of Occupy Wall Street movement…

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Occupy Wall Street movement hits T.O. Saturday

Posted on Oct 11, 2011 | 0 comments

Occupy Wall Street movement hits T.O. Saturday

It seems that the phenomenon known as the Arab Spring, that started in the middle east, is actually a global awakening…

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Surviving a Canadian Winter

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 | 10 comments

Surviving a Canadian Winter

Summer is on the wane now and thoughts turn to the changes ahead. Flip-flops and sun-hats are packed away while socks and trousers reappear after a long absence. In two or three short months winter will be upon us…

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