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Christmas Under Glass

‘Twas in the mid 19th century when a wise and generous man – an unmarried man with no children or relatives to share his wealth with – decided to give five acres of his property to the Toronto Horticultural Society. … Continue reading

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Ritorno a Capri

After Ischia we were going on to its much more famous and glitzier neighbour, Capri.  Wonderful!  So why weren’t we bursting with excitement as we gathered up our things the morning of our departure? After a great deal of not very … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

The last few winters in Toronto weren’t the worst in recorded history but they sure felt like it.  A violent ice storm hit the city just a few days before Christmas of 2013.  Hundreds of the big old trees that … Continue reading

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