365 grateful project (count=229)

  • Have I mentioned that I love love love grapefruit? Also love Soho Bistro’s grapefruit butter sauce.
  • Walked from Bloor to Lawrence via the ravine. Made him skip over puddles in his new shoes.
  • Sake flight at Guu Sakabar. Mmm ginger.
  • Dinner with Denise at Yours Truly. Can’t say the food was particularly impressive but I love of idea of pine needles in salads.
  • MC at Stephen’s wedding. Had a great time making fun of him!

short film fest (count=224)


  • “The Maker: A rabbit-like creature must create a new version of himself before time runs out in this beautifully crafted meditation on self-renewal.
  • Gravity Of Center: Join the RUBBERBANDance troupe in this exploration of the push and pull between individual expression and group dynamics. Watch as this exquisite film pushes the boundaries of cinematic movement to new heights.
  • Lifetripper: Every day on the bus, Stan entertains his fellow passengers with his conversational sense of humour. A thought-provoking look at a man who quietly realizes his potential, as a comic and a human being.
  • How To Raise The Moon: A rabbit tries to keep an unconscious woman firmly rooted in this world, while a fox works to raise her body up towards the moon. Hauntingly lush black and white animation provides a surrealist take on the cycle of life.
  • Withering Love: Maria (Emmanuelle Béart, 8 Women) witnesses writer Vincent’s (Denis Lavant, A Very Long Engagement) suicide attempt and becomes instantly embroiled in a quest to find his enigmatic muse. An alluring tale of love, lost and found.”

365 grateful project (count=207)

  • Chilly walk through Brickworks along the Danforth led to dinner at the Pan
  • Rainy walk through Riverdale/Leslieville with a break at St John’s (herbed dinner rolls for me + cinnamon bun for him) led to dinner at Table 17
  • I talked about the book so much that he decided to get the movie; I always love the book more but the movie does capture the quietly devastating tone
  • Dinner at Guu with Denise/Jessica/Albert; I arrived at 5:15 to secure a table and it was most definitely worth the effort
  • Dinner at Mideastro with Carl/Sharon