Photo essay: Life in lockdown

Photo essay: Life in lockdown

A few photos to reflect daily life during these extraordinary times. Riding eerily empty subways to work at the hospital. Social distancing at Tim Horton's. Walking past shuttered playgrounds and parks. Spending quiet nights in. Venturing out for the occasional takeout pickup. Starting barbeque season early. Taking creepy photos. Working on my travel scrapbook and [...]

Travelling the McWorld

Travelling the McWorld

Last month, I suggested to Mr. Chuckles that he consider starting a blog entitled 'Travelling the McWorld' in order to document his habit of eating at McDonald's in every international destination we visit. He scoffed at the idea of joining the blogging world, so I've decided to write this post in his stead. In doing [...]

Sticky toffee pudding

Sticky toffee pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is a classic dessert made of moist sponge cake, covered with toffee sauce and usually served with a vanilla custard or ice cream. Its origin is a little convoluted. The invention is often attributed to English chef Francis Coulson of the Sharrow Bay Country House hotel sometime in the 1970s, but Coulson [...]