twigs + sprigs

Just some cuttings from our yard. The roses are blooming all over the side of the house.   It’s quite a sight. I recently watched Searching for Sugar Man – a brilliant, touching documentary around a mysterious musician – and it was like stumbling upon a treasure trove of beautiful music and poetry fitting for the summer. And although I have … Continue reading


I could eat a whole bowl of lentil salad/dip, and I’m terrified of losing the recipe, so I’m throwing it up here, so that I don’t. Dressing – whisk together the following: 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp curry powder … Continue reading

nuit blanche encore

I could write so much about how wonderful nuit blanche was once again, but I will let the pictures tell you.  I’d be hard pressed to pick just one favourite part – there were so many.  Audio Forge in front of Bud Gardens, dancing on the lawn of Museum London, Art Fusion at the end … Continue reading


I disappeared there.  No reason really.  Just felt the need to be quiet.  But I’ve been up to lots.  Hiking, yoga, biking, socializing, reading, playing soccer, running, working, eating, sleeping  . . . just not writing.  I love the longer hours of daylight in the late spring, and I took advantage of them.   Getting out … Continue reading