My charming companion who, even though there is a comfy couch and yoga mat available, has chosen to sleep on the cold, hard floor. #contrary #gracie

#OTD 1793 Lt Governor #Simcoe scouts land Toronto Bay – start of planning for #UpperCanada’s new capital, #York (via @ONPARLeducation)

John Graves Simcoe, Napoleon Bonaparte & The Politics of Horse Shit

A horse shit story for #simcoeday. This is a photo of horse shit. But it’s not just any photo of horse shit. This horse shit is on Woodbury Common — a beautiful patch of heathland in the English countryside. And with horse shit on Woodbury Common, you can tell a story about the founder of Toronto — John Graves Simcoe — and about a ma…

John Graves Simcoe, Napoleon Bonaparte & The Politics of Horse Shit

“I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” — Van Gogh, who died on this day in 1890. (via @agotoronto)

Although kissing with tongues is ‘French’ in English, Russian and Czech, in Southern India, it’s ‘English’. (via @qikipedia) #kissfacts