Sunday, December 11, 2016

Favour Food Delivery Between Abundance And Scarcity

I had to publish the in the Favor (or, more specifically, the now defunct Favour Delivery) before being done. I was stirred to finish this story by an article in The G&M on the subject, which chooses to go squarely against my title.

Monday, December 5, 2016

The Pauperization Of Toronto Food Delivery Scene

With news of Favor Delivery closing and Uber Toronto slashing the fees it pays its drivers, is there any future left for courier work or pleasant, cheap deliveries?

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.