Great Escapes

Great Escapes

After getting caught in Jonas Brothers fandemonium on Bloor last week when the Toronto International Film Festival opened (no, I didn’t spot Joe himself jogging, just the swarm of fans and paparazzi chasing him), I escaped TIFF madness on Sunday by going down to Toronto’s eastern Beaches. I started at Woodbine where the volleyballers – and […]

14.09.2009 · Filled under: Canada, Festivals & Events · Tags: , , · No Comments »
Miami Dreams

Miami Dreams

Miami was a dream in which I was a mermaid, drifting in the humid strata between sky and sea, living like a mermaid on raw (or nearly raw) fish: a sugar cane tuna lollipop at OLA, shrimp tiraditos at Sra. Martinez, smoked marlin tacos and myriad ceviches here and there. The sunfaded splendour of South […]

29.08.2009 · Filled under: Architecture, Food · Tags: , , , · No Comments »

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

I never leave the house without my camera. This morning, though, preoccupied by thoughts of how Hurricane Bill might impact my trip to South Beach, I ran out to the bank leaving it on the charger. Halfway there, I saw two kids let go of a foil balloon that rose, glittering, against the sky. I was […]

18.08.2009 · Filled under: Uncategorized · Tags: , · No Comments »
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