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 […]

on y go bientôt

A few things I have been making in the Bradley kitch… Carrot-zucchini-apple muffins. So much produce. Curiously bright green sauce! Parsley-tahini sauce (adapted from a Veganomicon recipe). Just about ANYTHING tastes good dipped in this. Rice crackers, veggie sticks, roasted potatoes, strawberries? Hahahaha no. Wednesday dinner for la famille: basic chili from How It All […]

get ‘er done!

End of term approaches. Just four final assignments + two presentations remain! And one of them is french literature, so hard work, yes, but also quite enjoyable.   Escapism beckons! Hangin’ out by the AGO. The hacky-sack man with the salsa? music is back! Mlex introduced me to SONIC. A super little cafe where apparently […]

cookies > school

Crunch time is upon us! And all I wanna do is bakebakebake. Plus spring has suddenly arrive and long bike rides are calling my name. After Thursday I can relax a bit but until then, must finish two papers and “large amounts of useless data” assignment…woof! Round One: Gorilla cookies from Wanda’s Pie in the […]