South Bend Indiana

South Bend, Indiana

On my way back from Seattle last Saturday, I had another small travel adventure (my adventure on the way there is described here). A blizzard had been announced back in Toronto (it was known by Friday afternoon that we’d get … [read more]

Anthony Bourdain by Watchmojo via Flickr

Veganizing Anthony Bourdain

Hezbollah Tofu is a blog trying to organize vegans to “veganize” Anthony Bourdain’s recipes. They’ll publish them as a zine once they have collected enough. Bourdain is quoted from Kitchen Confidential: Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans, are … [read more]

Feeder Comfort in Sound

Listening to: Feeder, Comfort in Sound

This is such a fantastic listen, it’s hard to know where to begin. Feeder are a British rock band that has been around since 1992. Originally from South Wales, they released 2 EPs and 3 albums between 1995 and 2001. … [read more]

Jeff Healey by ckaiserca via Flickr

Jeff Healey dies at 41

Sad news: Jeff Healey died of cancer on Sunday. Jeff, who was blind, first became famous for playing electric blues guitar, holding it across his lap. He had always been an avid collector of old jazz 78’s, and released two … [read more]

Forget your laptop

Time to forget my laptop

So here I was, early for my flight, as it turns out, at Toronto Pearson Airport, e-ticket in hand. You know the drill (well, if you’ve left Toronto by plane then you do): Use one of the little electronic kiosks … [read more]

Soup with your sandwich

Would you like soup with your sandwich?

Now we know how those Subway sandwich maker people always remember to ask us whether we want soup with our sandwich! They have a sign behind the counter. Only today, they had accidentally turned it the wrong way… Seen today … [read more]