Category Archives: Toronto

Life in Toronto

Hello 2018

A very happy New Year to all my readers. Brutally cold temperatures in Toronto and other parts of Ontario dampened New Year’s Eve celebrations. The annual outdoor party outside City Hall in Toronto was condensed  and actually cancelled in Ottawa … Continue reading

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Symbol of Christmas

Queen’s Park, Toronto The year seems to be ending with remarkable similarity to how it started. In January, I  unexpectedly spent a night in Philadelphia on my way from Toronto to Rome.  I ended up enjoying this diversion as  I … Continue reading

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Toronto Tidbits

(click on pictures to expand) Apologies to my readers yet again for my long silence. I returned to Toronto about a month ago and have just been lazy about writing. It was a real pleasure to leave Rome as it … Continue reading

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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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