Tuesday, October 4, 2016

my second bicycle stolen

My first bicycle got stolen the moment I left it locked on College St with a crappy lock. I learned my lesson and only used the worst looking (but still functional) bike I could find. I thought it would never get stolen. But it did, and this is its story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Randall Barrs shooting

The shooting of a criminal lawyer in downtown Toronto in broad daylight has left many of us scratching our heads. Let’s try to add to the speculation, shall we?

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Loblaws tapas dim-sum smörgåsbord

Noticing a sale at a local supermarket deli counter, I thought I make it my breakfast. I ended up with 7 small portions of various snacks, costing me, together with a 650g yogurt, $17.67

Monday, November 23, 2015

Electric Toothbrush via Flex Delivery

I purchased my first electric toothbrush a few years back, from Costco. It worked great and I even traveled with it. However, a few months back, while traveling, my charger was stolen, so I found myself forced to look for a new one.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Toronto European Film Festival 2015

#euff2015 With the recent bad news coming from the heart of Europe (the Paris Attacks), a film festival sponsored by the European Union is a welcome diversion. And Toronto is the perfect host, seeing that this city seems to have at least one film festival going on at any given time.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Working for Elections Canada

When I voted, I had good things to say about the people working at the polling station, as I was not sure whether they were volunteers or they were getting paid. It turns out that they were generally getting paid and that they were unnecessarily strict with my ID.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Voting in Toronto: Chrystia Freeland vs Jennifer Hollet

#cdnpoli #elxn42 Advance voting for the October 19, 2015 Federal election is starting today, continuing throughout the Thanksgiving long weekend, and with that in mind, we'll be taking a brief look at our candidates and the issues of this election.