Category Archives: Toronto

Life in Toronto

A Persian Wedding

(click on pictures to enlarge) I’ve been back in Toronto for a few weeks where the weather has been dismal and hard to take after Cuba and Rome. However, the gloom was brightened by an exciting event in our family. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017

(click on pictures to enlarge) Happy New Year to all my Readers. I wish you all a year of serenity, joy and good health. In these times of increasing uncertainty, I hope for more enlightenment in our world and I … Continue reading

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Tidbits on Christmas from Toronto

(click on pictures to enlarge) It was 15 C and sunny when I left Rome. The weekend before I left I met a friend for an aperitivo which we enjoyed sitting outside with a grand view of the Valentino building … Continue reading

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Climate Change

(click on pictures to enlarge) Our Thanksgiving in Canada was just a little over a week ago. I spent it at my sister’s cottage in south west Ontario. A rural area full of apple orchards, pumpkin fields and other harvest … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

(click on pictures to enlarge) We’ve had beautiful weather in Toronto but there are clear signs that summer has come to an end, The nights are getting cooler and there is a feeling of seasonal change in the air. I … Continue reading

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Toronto in August

(click on pictures to enlarge) Apologies to my readers for this long silence. I have been back in Toronto since the beginning of August. The weather here is warm and sunny without being too hot and I have been enjoying … Continue reading

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Transformation and Change

(click on pictures to enlarge) It has been eight very sad weeks for me since Loris died and I’m only just beginning to get used to the fact of him not being here. Actually that’s a lie. In fact a … Continue reading

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Kensington Hospice Month’s Mind

(click on pictures to enlarge) Many Catholic cultures have a requiem Mass in memory of the deceased about a month after they have died. After the Mass, family and close friends gather for a meal together. We did this for … Continue reading

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Journey’s End

(click on pictures to enlarge) I am very sad to write that Loris’ journey on earth has come to an end. Three weeks ago today on February 24th, I was with him when he took his last breath. After all … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

(click on pictures to enlarge) Thank you to everyone who has sent me messages of concern and caring. It means a lot and sorry if I don’t respond to each one individually. And now I have a confession to make … Continue reading

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