Posted in November 2015

Pumpkin’s last hurrah

Pumpkin’s last hurrah

Today marked the last hurrah for Halloween pumpkins. Before the garbage man arrived, I stole a few big jack o’ lanterns from atop a neighbour’s green bin to break up and spread in my garden, where they magically break down and vanish over the winter. Though big pumpkins are too stringy and watery to cook … Continue reading

Explore Montreal markets

Explore Montreal markets

I love Montreal’s public markets. Especially if I’ve arrived by train, so I don’t have to worry about stuffing potentially smelly purchases into a carry-on bag. On this trip I visited three of the city’s most famous markets, Atwater, Maisonneuve and Jean-Talon. Even before you step inside the building, especially at Jean-Talon and Atwater, you … Continue reading