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Life in Toronto

The Start of 2016

(click on pictures to enlarge) Its a bit late to be wishing you a happy 2016 but I hope that it has started out well for all of you. Sadly, it did not start out well for us.¬†Fidz managed to … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas From Balmy Toronto

(click on pictures to enlarge) Santa doesn’t bring joy to everyone as you can see above. He certainly isn’t making Fidz smile much right now. After waiting weeks to get a coeliac plexus nerve block done, in a hope to … Continue reading

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Tis The Season To Be Jolly But…………!

(click on pictures to enlarge) We had hoped to go back to Italy for Christmas but Fidz’s illness is not giving him a respite. The tumour on his adrenal gland is growing again and he’s in serious pain as it … Continue reading

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Santa Mitigates the Horror

(click on pictures to enlarge) The events of Friday in Paris really shocked me. I have a good friend who lives in the 10th arrondisment close to where the cafes and concert hall, which came under attack, are located. Her … Continue reading

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Halloween Pumpkin Display

(click on pictures to enlarge) Last Friday was the day before Halloween and lots of adults were walking around all dressed up both during the day as well as in the evening. The receptionist at the desk in the hospital … Continue reading

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Give Him Chicken Soup

(click on pictures to enlarge) Fidz’s pain continues and nobody can figure out what’s causing it though the latest diagnosis is that its a nerve pain. When the pain is out of control, he has no appetite and doesn’t even … Continue reading

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When The Wind Goes Out of Your Sails

(click on pictures to enlarge) Some of my previous posts have mentioned Fidz being unwell. The truth is that he has Stage 4 lung cancer. My friend Janet remarked that it would be interesting to hear more about our experiences … Continue reading

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The 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto

(click on photos to enlarge) Toronto was a hive of activity for the last two weeks of July as it hosted the PanAm Games. The US won the most medals at 265 with Canada a close second at 217. Not … Continue reading

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Room With a View

(click on pctures to enlarge) Since we are spending an extended time in Toronto while Fidz is unwell, we decided to rent an apartment for the summer. We were lucky to find one on the lakefront. We have a wonderful … Continue reading

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F Words

(click on pictures to enlarge) No it’s not the F word that normally springs to mind though it has come to my mind frequently in recent times! I’m thinking of F for family and friends. With Fidz being ill, the … Continue reading

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