Expats · Travel

Exploring Canada: Jasper and Athabasca Glacier

I envisaged last week, after we returned to Toronto from our trip west, to be something of a creative week. With no prior commitments, I saw it as an opportunity to knuckle down with a bit of writing… hopefully complete another chapter of my novel and pin down a few blog posts. But in reality,… Continue reading Exploring Canada: Jasper and Athabasca Glacier

Expats · Travel

Exploring Canada (part 2): Whistler and Wells Gray Park

I am writing this from a Starbucks within an Indigo bookshop. It feels very Déjà vu, as this is where I’d come to escape our shoebox apartment when we first arrived in Toronto and I wasn’t yet working. It’s funny how much the view from the window has changed in what can’t be more than… Continue reading Exploring Canada (part 2): Whistler and Wells Gray Park

Expats · Toronto

Escaping the city to Ontario’s spring wonderland

Weekend getaway to Muskoka and Algonquin I had the realisation this morning that I’ve only spent a measly 5 (!) days out in the countryside since moving to Toronto just over a year ago. By countryside, I’m talking no large tower-blocks or glass robed condos for as far as the eye can see. Somewhere you… Continue reading Escaping the city to Ontario’s spring wonderland