Ever since my friend Dafna found the perfect place to purchase in Kensington Lofts in, where else, Kensington Market, we've been checking out the local cafes as a way to keep in touch and expand our culinary horizons.
For those unfamiliar with this chock-a-block retail and residential… Read Full Entry
Last week I had a beautiful floor-to-ceiling bookshelf nine feet tall installed in my study. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but in the spirit of full disclosure, I've never completely unpacked my book and cd collection in over the decade I've lived here. Now I finally can.
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The gorgeousness of this week reminds us of indulging in a sunny respite -- a JAW-DROPPING sunny respite, where the land is parched and you can hug some of the oldest trees in the world (carefully). We could stay here year-round...forever. Thanks to Jake for sending this gem of gems to… Read Full Entry
This view of my garden makes me glow warm inside. A Cold Winter's Night in February
Yup, Winter finally paid an inevitable visit, leaving us hunkering down in our fleece feeling cold and bitter. Even back in December I knew this night would come, so I left… Read Full Entry
As one who has grown up surrounded by art and a community of artistic endeavors, I am pleased to invite you to a must see, upcoming exhibit of sculpture. Steven and I recently had the privilege of meeting Roger Golden, who will be participating in the Canadian Sculpture Centre's HEAD… Read Full Entry
Years ago, I told my friends that one day I would gain mention in the New York Times. Despite their heckle and jeering, and never having lived in New York, it's reassuring to know the universe takes note of the little things we hope to manifest. Here's our most recent… Read Full Entry
February 16th, 2010 | City Living
On Saturday night Vince and I went to the Cabbagetown Theater Company's second annual production called "No Sweetheart Required" at Whistler's Upstairs on Broadview at Pottery Road. Vince and I went to hear our friend Marion Newman sing. Marion is a mezzo soprano who constantly rocks our world with her… Read Full Entry
February 12th, 2010 | City Living
In a city bursting with local creative talent, beyond the flashing marquees of the city's major Performance Spaces, are all sorts of brilliant music, comedy, dance and theatre. On February 19, 2010, my dear friend Alisa Walton, who has also been my superb pilates trainer for the past 8 years,… Read Full Entry
Table17 782 Queen Street East 416-519-1851 On Monday night I was showing properties in Riverside and Leslieville, two hot side-by-side neighbourhoods a short streetcar ride east of the downtown core and top picks for pro-urban professionals seeking the greatest housing bang for your buck. Wrapping up at 7pm, I gave… Read Full Entry
When you're buying a place as your personal residence, it's extremely important you purchase a property that feels just right, one with an emotional resonance that says "Hey, you belong here!" Beyond the location parameters, spatial criteria and functional needs with which most buyers limit themselves, take a moment to… Read Full Entry