Montreal-Paris-London

Montreal to London… via Paris! In the effort to save a few £/$/€, it's possible to take a convoluted route between to points on the map. In this post, join me as I travel from my current home neighbourhood in the East of Montreal to my original home in the suburbs of North London… via... Continue Reading →

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The Price of Upgrading to Catalina

So, time to upgrade to Catalina… or is it? I usually get excited about the yearly Apple update cycle, but this year has left me cautious. Let’s look at why you might want to hold off on hitting the upgrade button. Safari 13 Extensions Safari 13 is a nice update to the stock web browser.... Continue Reading →

Toronto Railway Museum

I dropped by Toronto recently, and since I don’t often head West of Montreal, I’d made myself a small bucket checklist to tick off whilst I was in town. One of those items was to pay a visit to the city’s dedicated railway museum, and I wasn’t disappointed! Facing the CN Tower and the Rogers... Continue Reading →

iOS 13 Wishlist

With WWDC approaching, every Apple related blog on the planet is predicting what goodies iOS 13 will bring when it's announced on Monday. Even more are publishing their wish-lists, and as its been a while since I’ve done one of these myself, let me add to the cacophony of hopes and prayers by providing an... Continue Reading →

Shortcuts Collection – Spring 2019

As I continue to share my Shortcuts over on GitHub, I thought I’d periodically highlight some of the more useful ones here on my blog. The main two criteria for choosing which Shortcuts to shine a spotlight on are: They’re likely to be useful to others They integrate with built-in apps and functionality without third party... Continue Reading →

Parc Frederic-Back

It delights me every time I discover a hidden gem buried in Montreal’s less well trodden neighbourhoods. The latest such example was the result of a random bike ride, in which I just happened to intersect an ex-quarry turned landfill turned rather nice park. You can read about Parc Frederic-Back at the official site (French),... Continue Reading →

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