haut a wah!

Oh no, summer is going by far too quickly. My weird love affair with Ottawa continues…I’m gonna miss it! Sometimes I like walking instead of biking home from work. It is nice to slowwww down and stop as often as I want to take photos. Apparently a popular spot for bike meetups. Dundonald Park: favourite […]

mumble mumble

I have not been cooking or baking much this summer (been fairly busy with work and weekend travels) but there is always time to make CRUMBLE. I’ve been basing my creations on this recipe from Foodie Crush – simple and delicious. This one had Granny Smith apples, mixed berries, and lots of lemon juice for […]

in the trees

I made a brief visit to Montreal this weekend and rediscovered my love for walking up hills! Hahah. I love the speediness of cycling but sometimes the slower pace of walking is necessary to appreciate one’s surroundings. [Spontaneous walk up Mount Royal] It was very peaceful…especially when I veered off the main path and ended […]

sunday bikeday

First long-ish Sunday ride today: 59km  Rode to work to try to find a bike pump (failed), then across Portage, all the way west to the Aylmer Marina, back across Champlain Bridge, down the O-Train Pathway to Carling, and back home along the canal. SOLID. I felt pretty sluggish at times, but I’m going to […]

velocipedist

I’m feeling listy (and somewhat listless!). Reading: Petite philosophie du vélo (Bernard Chambaz); Walking Home (Ken Greenberg)  Listening to: 8tracks summer festival playlists! Always get back into these when I start working full-time again =) Cooking: Soba noodle and veggie stirfry with spicy almond butter sauce…addictively good. Almost good enough to curb my bad habit of spending […]