I have a confession. I am addicted to weed. Er…sorry…I meant “Weeds”. I am actually addicted to Weeds, the popular Showtime TV series about a suburban mom whose husband drops dead suddenly and is faced with supporting her family by selling pot to the middle class, suburbanite fictional community of Agrestic, California. I have to […]
When I peered into my fridge this afternoon in search of a snack, the outlook was grim. All I had was a huge bunch of dill and a log of goat cheese, among some questionable contents of tupperware containers. Having craved smoked salmon a few days ago, it dawned on me to make something classic […]
Rondeau Marsh Walk 7, originally uploaded by Sophie Idsinga. I wonder how often you walk right by something that at first would not appear to be beautiful, but when captured in a still image, it’s breathtaking. More winter nature scenes at my flickr page (click the picture).
If you are a Torontonian and have frequented both of these Burger institutions, you may incredulously exclaim that there is no comparison between the two. It’s like comparing apples and oranges, or boats and snakes, or branches and spanks. Well, folks, I am proud to say that I have been to both (and both at […]
Hearts of sticks, originally uploaded by Sophie Idsinga. Visit my flickr page to see some winter nature scenes taken over the past year.
Up next on Sophie’s Eastern European Odyssey: Riga, Latvia. Riga was one of my favourite places visited in Eastern Europe. It is the largest city in the Baltic states, and has such a rich history and interesting social structure. Only about 42% of its population are ethnic Latvians, while 41% are Russian, and the remainder […]