A “soaring triumph” they said. A must read. A critical and popular success, winning every literary award in sight. Then what was the matter with our book group?
A Torontonian puts her book down to experience TIFF, and finds the interminable line-up and the screaming insanity over the movie stars of a light-weight comedy drama drive her back to real life in the city.
Stroll through a neighbourhood on a warm summer evening, as we often do, and the gardens and front porches, empty chairs or people sitting out, parked bikes and strollers all hint at details of private lives.
Jason Fayre has been totally blind since birth. He recently took his second flight in a glider. Here’s his amazing experience on video.
Robert Lackie delves into a legacy of memories and recipes and makes use of the dregs of a prolific apricot harvest to produce this aromatic treat.
Just as the eyes are the windows of the soul, so are gardens windows of the world’s cultures. Gardens reflect in their design how we see the world, most movingly our dreams of paradise. This is evident at Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum and the Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre.
Yeah that’s right, I went to see a movie with that title! What’s more, unbeknownst to me, it was the third in a trilogy of which I had obviously missed the first two.
“Parenting, I’m told, is agony and ecstasy. Problem is, we’re steeped in the agony, relieved only rarely by fleeting moments of hope or happiness.”