Toronto in the summer

There is snow in Toronto right now. In my memory, there is still and will always be summer in the city: warm days spent on Toronto Island, in the Rooster Coffee House, eating burgers, cycling through busy downtown, reading in our quiet garden with squirrels jumping around, buying fruit and vegetables at the Chinese supermarkets,…

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something that makes this place / Nova Scotia

Each approch to a new place is similar: I look at a map filled with white valleys and green mountains. Lines zickzack over colourful space and keep the points of names together. City names are only city names, nothing else. I have heard of some before, I know some places I want to see; others…

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