Saturday, September 25, 2010

A month in pictures

And some words.

Toronto is going well. It's so nice to be working. I saw my first TIFF screening. I was so high on the experience that I can't tell whether or not I really liked the film. I went to MOCCA (yay for free art). I'm too cheap to get on the subway so I walk pretty much everywhere. On days I remember my camera this means I get some fun pictures.

In chronological order here are photos of the last month in my life. 

One of the weird little spots by the waterfront I was talking about:


And a golden building:


I went back to the odd "beach". This time I sat down with Sally.


We watched a guy and a girl flying a kite. I tried to surreptitiously take their photo and ended up with an accidentally blurred photograph à la my dad (although he does it on purpose).


Sally was craving salad so I yelped "salad in Toronto" and we ended up in Kensington at Hibiscus, a vegetarian and gluten free café. We shared a delicious salad bowl and a crepe with pear, brie and walnuts. It was really good.


Walking down the street one day I admired this woman's hat. It reminds me of Darth Vader.


Today I walked over to Roncesvalles with Alex. We picked up Pączki (polish donuts) from Granowska's Bakery and delicious Americanos (Americani?) from Lit Espresso Bar.


I got one filled with plum jam and one filled with sweet cheese. I've been trying really hard (and usually succeeding) to eat stuff that's fairly low on the glycemic index, but man I love good donuts every so often.


Then we walked home along the water.


I'm glad there's water here.

I'm also glad it's fall. I love the days it rains, although I need better shoes.

5 comments:

alexandra said...

I love that you spelled the Polish name with the proper diacritic and everything! Thanks for the great day!

Ange Friesen said...

alexandra: Thank you for the great day.

mennogirl said...

These are great pictures! What a lovely day/month/etc :)
Also those donuts look incredible, even if they are the antithesis of good glycemic index eating.

Me said...

Those donuts look soo good! I'm glad there's water too (what water is that?)

Ange Friesen said...

Lake Ontario. And they were so good.

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