I was eleven years old when my parents loaded me, my grandmother and aunt into our ‘65 Buick and drove downtown from Toronto’s west end...Read More
An impromptu search for the perfect dress to wear to my book launch turned out to be an advertisement for Toronto as the best “livable”...Read More
This year’s 100th anniversary celebration for the Town of Leaside (actually, no longer a town but part of the City of Toronto) is a reminder...Read More
I still get goose bumps entering the building, my heart races when I hear music escaping from the walls as if it’s my turn again...Read More
At first, it felt like a lazy, early June Saturday morning but then I hear the clatter of card tables and voices. No sleeping in...Read More
Historic buildings in Toronto have a much better chance at survival these days than, say, the 1960’s, when we lost many of our beautiful buildings...Read More
Toronto is a music town. As Canadian talent continues to reach new levels of popularity world-wide, Toronto should be proud of the place it continues...Read More
You may have had the experience of hosting overseas visitors and when proudly introducing them to Toronto get asked, “How far is it to Niagara...Read More
This Sunday was an alumnae gathering of university friends—“High Tea” offered each week at the King Edward (Meridian) Hotel on King Street.
The King Edward...
Blog advisors say write about what you know—so as a true, born and lived-in-Toronto-all-my-life city dweller—each week I’ll feature a Toronto place, event or experience....Read More