Tag Archives: Toronto

Mount Pleasant Cemetery

I find cemeteries fascinating. The tales the tombstones tell are snapshots of history.Here are some photos taken by my husband Stephen Plunkett on a recent trip to Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto… Tragedy, old age, accidents, status, age…the markers lay … Continue reading

Toronto Island Life

Ward’s Island is a lovely respite from muggy Toronto on a hot summer’s day. There’s nothing I like to do better than hop on the ferry at Queen’s Quay and 15 minutes later I’m wandering the paths, gazing at the … Continue reading

Kayaking the Humber River

In summer, I love to immerse myself in nature as much as I can, even in the city. I’ve discovered a wonderful way to slow down, listen to the birds, enjoy the sunshine and get a bit of exercise. Toronto … Continue reading

Historic Osgoode Hall

It is easy to walk by the black iron fence on the north side of Queen Street, just east of University Avenue, without a thought to what lays beyond. And yet, this is a very historic and important place…where the … Continue reading

Toronto’s Eye-popping Graffiti Alley

Was just visiting this amazing display of graffiti art the other day on the laneway south of Queen Street, between Portland and Spadina Ave. The art changes regularly, but here’s what was there in late July…BTW, this “legal” stretch, prompted … Continue reading

Hotel X Marks the Spot

Toronto’s latest luxe property, Hotel X, has some of the best views in the city. Invited to a mini, soft opening “staycation,” I was finally able to see inside the building on the Lakeshore that has taken seven years to … Continue reading

Tea Fit for Royalty

Want to celebrate Meghan and Harry’s nuptials in style this weekend? If you are in Toronto, check out the Omni King Edward Hotel on May 18, 19th and 20th. This is a most fitting place to celebrate since it’s where … Continue reading

Meet You in Toronto’s Junction District

On a recent, bright fall day I joined fellow members of the Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) on an invigorating and enlightening day tour of Toronto’s Junction district in the west end where I got lots of gift ideas … Continue reading

Serene Beauty of the Aga Khan Museum

One of the most beautiful museums in Toronto is the Aga Khan Museum, which opened in 2014. It’s a place I had longed to go and finally I did a few weeks ago. I was not sure exactly who the … Continue reading