Category: Toronto

Cancer – good for your stats

Cancer is a horrible, horrible disease but it seems that one recent cancer-related news story has driven a considerable amount of extra traffic here. It was announced on Tuesday that Jade Goody has cervical cancer…

I miss Toronto

We built this city Originally uploaded by rutty. Now that I’m really starting to get into photography I’m finding that I’m thinking back over all places that I’ve been that I’d love to go back..

Strippers at last (kind of)

Ooooh la la Originally uploaded by rutty. It’s sad, but I’m back in the UK. Not that it’s bad to be back here but I’ve really enjoyed my time in Toronto. I’ll miss everyone, not..

Niagara Falls

Water, water Originally uploaded by rutty. How bloody impressive are the Niagara Falls eh? This was my second visit there but the Falls still took my breath away. The first time I went was in..

Special Russian Sauce

The food here in Toronto is pretty good. Well, as good as you’d expect in a big city. There are plenty of decent places to eat and we’ve tried a few while we’ve been here…

The Islands

Centre Island Originally uploaded by rutty. Yesterday was a family day, so we were still lacking a visit to one of those dodgy bars with pictures of racy ladies outside. Maybe tomorrow. Instead of a..

More culture (no strippers – sorry)

CN Tower Originally uploaded by rutty. Yesterday saw us avoiding houses of ill-repute and visiting places of Canadian Culture – the CN Tower and Hard Rock Cafe (twice). No visit to Toronto could ever be..

Casa Loma

Casa Loma Originally uploaded by rutty. Yesterday saw us taking a little trip to a “Castle” in the posh end of Toronto – Casa Loma. This is the most grand house in Toronto and the..


Reflections Originally uploaded by rutty. Well, here I am in Toronto again. This City always impresses me. There’s nothing to really compare it to in the UK. We don’t have the same collection of tall..

Toronto, here I come

From the island Originally uploaded by rutty. I’m so excited I could crush a grape. Arm-wrestle and Action Man even. I shall be heading off for Birmingham Airport tomorrow morning to board an airplane heading..

New ‘linux cafe’ opens in Toronto.

New ‘linux cafe’ opens in Toronto. Groups of open source enthusiasts meet there regularly; GTA-lug, Ruby, Python, Asterisk and the Toronto 2600. Linux newbies hang around and gurus visit. There’s a row of penguin buttons..

Leaving, on a jet plane

It’s sad when a holiday has to end, but even sadder when you have to say goodbye to your sister and nieces for what might be six months or more. I’ve had a fantastic time..