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Toront-OH!
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Toront-OH!

Our January adventure launched on the 31st of the month as we jetted to Toronto for a work trip and installed ourselves in a snow embattled city: icy pavements, treacherous roads, and freezing conditions meant we didn’t spend much of our free time exploring as we’d hoped. A prime example: we began our expedition to … Continue reading

The Book Thief
Books / Film

The Book Thief

I saw The Book Thief yesterday at the movies. The following quote from the novel, narrated by Death, encapsulates my overall feeling about the film, which is almost unrelenting in its tearjerking capacities, for both sorrowful and simple, beautiful moments between a skilfully rendered cast of characters. I’m always finding humans at their best and … Continue reading

Wedding Wishes, Or How I Don’t Need Any Of These Things But Aren’t They Lovely?
Wedding

Wedding Wishes, Or How I Don’t Need Any Of These Things But Aren’t They Lovely?

Wedding planning stepped up a notch recently when we realised we’d soon be sending out save the dates. A summit meeting with the fiancé quickly revealed that when we made all those big decisions about dates and venues and budgets in the summer, he wasn’t quite… well… listening. Such a cliché! So we went over some … Continue reading