I Made the Patio of My Dreams

In the five years I’ve lived in my apartment, I’ve rearranged furniture, painted walls, installed shelves and rigged lighting to make the space feel like home. But there’s something I haven’t done yet that’s long overdue: turn my fire escape into a place I’d want to spend time. On a hot summer day, there’s just about nothing worse than being stuck inside with nowhere to … Continue reading I Made the Patio of My Dreams

My 5 Favourite Films Set in Italy

Here in Toronto, it’s supposed to feel like summer but as I write this, it’s dark, chilly and wet outside. Can you guess where I’d rather be? I’ve never been to Italy but it ranks highly on my “to-go” list. So when I get a little wanderlust on an evening like this, movies are a great way to be transported to a completely different world. Without further ado, here … Continue reading My 5 Favourite Films Set in Italy