Category Archives: Travel

Pillow talk

December was not a happy blogging month, but I’m back after a well-deserved vacation back home hanging with my family. On my travels I discovered this new little shop in Waterloo called Bon Mot, which sells contemporary art and design … Continue reading

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First class sleeping

Even though I’m not going anywhere too far, I’m addicted to airbnb.com. If you’re looking for privately run or exotic accommodations, or just a floor to sleep on, this is the place (check out all the houseboats). We used the … Continue reading

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Let them eat macarons

It seems that everywhere I turn these days, there’s a vision of a jewel-coloured macaron (Blair Waldorf stuffed her prissy mouth with them this week as a substitute for Bass love) or a proclamation that its poor cousin, the whoopie … Continue reading

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Von Trapp reunion is a warm woollen mitten on my heart

Look under the seat! I can’t believe I didn’t know this, but the original cast of The Sound of Music is going to be reunited on Oprah on Thursday. I am a not-so-secret Von Trappite; there’s a soundtrack album cover, … Continue reading

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Shoe lust: Kron by Kronkron

A couple of years ago we took a memorable trip to Iceland. I couldn’t afford very much (except at the killer flea market–great secondhand dresses, just past the shark meat counter) from the local designers, but if I ever go … Continue reading

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Big in Japan?

I’ve heard of this noodle place, but maybe it’s not so big in Montreal. This Plateau resto looked closed right up both times we went past it. Still, a great sign.

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Nick Cave’s Soundsuits in Vogue

When we were in New York I was so excited to see this exhibition Dead or Alive at the Museum of Arts and Design: 30 artists who use a variety of organic materials in their works. We’re talking intricate fairy … Continue reading

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