AGO Toronto

Visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario

As we’ve said before, we are not normally ones for art galleries, or museums in general for that matter. After an hour or so I’m usually bored, my back hurts and I just want to go do something else. So when I found out that my team was going on an ‘away day’ to the Art Gallery of Ontario (or AGO to us Torontonians) I was probably the … Continue reading Visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario

Bata Shoe Museum

The Bata Shoe Museum

Spending a couple of hours at the museum dedicated to shoes One cold but sunny March day I decided to take a trip to the Bata Shoe Museum. Unsurprisingly I couldn’t convince Stewart to come too, apparently looking at shoes is boring! Although he did take an interest in my pictures afterwards so perhaps he would of enjoyed it. We ended up with tickets to the … Continue reading The Bata Shoe Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum

Exploring Canada’s largest museum – the Royal Ontario Museum Having got all cultural with a visit to an art gallery the weekend before, last weekend we stepped it up and visited a museum. The museum is question is the Royal Ontario Museum, otherwise known as the ROM. The great thing is that we got in for free, having taken advantage of the Toronto Public Library’s … Continue reading The Royal Ontario Museum

Towers Lego Coupland

Exploring the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art

This weekend we did something we don’t normally do and visited an art gallery. “Why?”, you might ask. Well there was some stuff there made from Lego! Anyone who knows Stewart will know how much he loves Lego so it wasn’t hard to convince him to take a look. The art gallery in question was the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, a small gallery on … Continue reading Exploring the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art

Casa Loma

Sometimes I feel like I’m in Casa Loma

Sung to the tune of Barcelona by D Kay & Epsilon which you can listen to whilst reading this post here. Casa Loma can be found a short 10 minute walk from our new home in Toronto, making it our closest major tourist attraction. Since being here we have visited twice, once for the Christmas tree display back in December and again this week for a special … Continue reading Sometimes I feel like I’m in Casa Loma