My week in Pictures 22nd – 28th February 2016

Hiiiiya. I’m back in ac(tion)! If you follow me on Instagram, you will know that I have been on holiday. Back to business this week though, before another holiday next week to ENGLLLLLAAAND <3 <3

Anyway, this week.

Monday

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There has been a nice amount of theatre in my life this week and I am so pleased because I have missed seeing at least a show a week. On Monday I saw Grey Gardens at the Berkeley Theatre and it was really good. You can read my review here.

Tuesday

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Sunshine, sunset. I love Toronto and I love how pretty the sky is; it is usually sunny unlike gray (but lovely) London.

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Wednesday

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MORE theatre! I am so thrilled! I am a subscriber to the Mirvish season out here and on Wednesday I saw Gaslight and even ran into a friend who I ended up sitting with. Hurrah!

Thursday

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FACE! GREEN SCREEN! That’s all.

On Thursday evening I went for a cheeky pint with Harriet and Seb.

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Friday

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Friday night sashimi dreams. Yum.

Saturday

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On Saturday night I went over to Seb’s apartment in Ice Condos –  LOOK AT THE VIEW from his window!

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The gang went to a club called underground that had a fabulous glitterball.

Sunday

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Today Will and I went for a nice walk around the Trinity Bellwoods area and I came across a really cute sweets shop with this pretty display AND THESE MACARONS! YES YES YES!

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SO that was this week!  Just three days until I fly home for a week! I haven’t seen my family or friends for six months, I am so excited to see them!

I hope you all had a great week!

My Week In Pictures 1st – 7th February 2016

I was a little concerned last week that I wouldn’t have much to say this week as I purposefully didn’t plan anything too major as next week I am going to Colombia and my purse needed a bit of a chill. Despite not making many plans, my week was actually pretty good and I took some nice pictures of my surroundings!

Monday

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Monday was Monday. You know what I mean. It is the little things in life though, and this particular Monday I enjoyed the sunset and night lights on my way home from work.

Tuesday

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My morning was made by some lovely daffodils being given out in Yonge and Dundas square. Look how pretty!

Wednesday

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Without many plans, I looked at my surroundings for inspiration for this weeks picture blog. I will do this more as I spotted some lovely things about the city, including this beautiful Wednesday blue sky and some flags flapping in the wind. Canada, eh!

On Wednesday night Will and I went to Bar Volo at Yonge and Wellsley as we read online they do cask ales. They did, and it was lovely!

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Thursday

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On Thursday I was recording some videos for IO and Most Amazing Top Ten, and on my way back from the studio I snapped this picture of birds having a jolly near this water tower.  I literally just looked up and they seemed to just emerge from the tower!  Fly my pretties, FLY.

Friday

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On Friday night Will and I went to the cinema to see Hail Caesar, which was pretty funny. Outside Bay subway station are these green pillars of lights, which I found quite interesting!

Saturday

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I was working on some videos during the day, so was READY for wine by the evening.  The beautiful Sam’s birthday shenanigans allowed for just that!

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After some pre-partying at Sam and Harriet’s condo, we headed to Peacock Bar on King and Spadina, which was pretty hilarious.

I had the best time!

Sunday

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Sunday’s are for brunching and drink Caesars like a queen…and I did just that!

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Above is a TRULY delicious offering of eggs benedict on smoked salmon and waffles, served with capers, salad and fruit. OHMIGOD it was good. This was from the Starving Artist restaurant, which is a waffle haven. YUM.

So, that was the week!

I now need to prep for our super exciting holiday next week. I have never been to South America so I am veeeerrry excited to finally tick off the sixth continent of my travels! Just Antarctica left after this trip….ha!

My Week In Pictures 25th – 31st January 2016

Winter Winter.

It recently occurred to me I have been doing this little weekly round up for A YEAR. I now find it cute to look back over the post from the year before to compare how my life is changing/growing/moving and all of that. This is what I was up to last year – having an equal amount of fun but with a worse camera apparently. ANYWAY THIS WEEK:

Monday

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Friends and beer is the best of Monday plans.  Ellie (right) is leaving Toronto (boo!) so we have been boozing in her honour recently.

Tuesday

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Tuesday was quite the day! It started with a surprise book launch, accompanied by champagne and a mariachi band. The company I do some editorial work for are turning 50 and they have released an amazing book about their travels across the world. “Slow down to see the world” is sort of a motto I can get on board with, although I tend to do things at lightning speed.

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On Tuesday evening I had the delight of sampling some of Michelin starred Chef Armand’s new tapas menu for trendy Toronto cafe, Maman.  My absolute favourite was the camembert with onions and pastrami marmalade – YUM. (If you live in the 6ix, Maman is located at First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West) IMG_5258

OF COURSE there was a plethora of delicious cocktails and wine on offer too!

Wednesday

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A FINAL drink with Ellie – and I had the MOST delicious cider. Cheers!

Thursday

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A day in the studio filming for Inform Overload and Most Amazing Top Ten!

That evening Will and I drove through a snow storm to get to the Blue Mountain for an anniversary ski holiday <3 IMG_5257

Friday

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4 years together and I am not sure which of us deserves a medal…perhaps both! Will and I hit the slopes (one of us more literally than others – I haven’t skied in 3 years so fell over on my ass quite a lot on the first day!)

That evening we had a lovely anniversary dinner at The Mill in Thornberry! Below is the fanciest fried chicken I have ever had the pleasure of eating (buttermilk fried with watercress, coleslaw, blueberry  coulis, pumpkin cornbread).IMG_5256

Saturday

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SO whilst Will went off to ski the hardest bits of the resort (the double blacks) I pushed myself to do a few blue runs on my own. This picture is at the top of a blue run with quite a steep bit. I was scared but I did it all by myself!IMG_5235

Later in the day I was actually getting pretty good and I went with Will on a couple of the red/black runs! I fell over the first few times but by the third I was able to ski all the way down without falling at all, so I was very proud of myself!

Sunday

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Today we drove back from the mountain, stopping by Wasaga Beach. The shoreline was frozen, with little bobbing icebergs beyond! In the distance you can see the Blue Mountain!  IMG_5255

Here is my Will, snapping away!

SO it has been a GREAT week as you can see! Interestingly, like last year, Will and I once again found our way to some kind of water on our anniversary weekend. No Alpacas this year though!