Summer is indeed upon us and it has been a hot one!
My favourite way to
relax and cool off is to head for Ward’s
It’s amazing, in just 10 minutes the ferry
boat transports you from the steamy sidewalks of downtown
With one dip in the pleasantly cool waters of
Michelle and I did this with a group of friends two weeks ago, it was as though we were miles away from everything.
We enjoyed a pot-luck picnic, everyone brought something different and with a little bit of chilled wine, it was deliciously satisfying.
And the front gardens are a joy.
What’s more, NO CARS!
You can cycle (available for rent on
Add to this, a spectacular view of the cityscape from the north shore of the island and you’ve got a dream vacation right here in the city.
It’s so easy to do, I
really recommend that you include the island trip in your next
We’ll even lend you a fully equipped picnic basket, you can pick up all the tasty treats at the Metro Market a block from the house.
September is film festival month in
TIFF has just released the title of the opening film, for the first time in the festival’s history it is a documentary.
The film, a world premiere, is David Guggenheim’s “From the Sky Down” about the Irish band U2.
Also announced, Fernando Meirelle’s “350”, David Croenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” and George Clooney’s “Ides of March”.
We still have some room for the festival but we urge you to book soon.