A Sunday Morning Walk to Kensington Market

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Here are some photos of a walk to Kensington Market we took on Sunday morning. It was clear and sunny out, although cool enough that we needed hats, scarves and gloves. Really it was one of those perfect autumn days and I am so glad I got up and out with Nick after he announced he was going. (He goes a few times a week and, especially on a Sunday morning, I am more apt to let him go on his own.)

Here are some pictures taken on the way ...

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nice entryways


fall details on the way to kensington


red leaves on a white picket fence


We changed our clocks back an hour here this weekend and we forgot about that, so when we arrived at what we thought was 11, many of the shops were just opening their gates and getting their wares out. So we early birds got some coffee to go and aimlessly wandered the colourful streets a bit.

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fish store kensington market


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shop in kensington


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in kensington market


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Then we got what we needed :

Produce at Jungle Fruits and Vegetables ...

in jungle fruit market kensington toronto


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Cheese at Global Cheese ...

in global cheese kensington market toronto


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and Spices, Hot Sauce and nuts at House of Spice (190 Augusta Avenue) ...

house of spice in kensington market


nick


in house of spice kensington market toronto


walking home from the market



We were home before noon (new time) and Nick made a delicious pasta lunch using some of the fresh things we had bought. We had a glass of red wine with lunch, which led to a second. Some days are just right for a spot of day-drinking.

The crocheted rose brooch I am wearing is a new creation, which I'll be back to show you in detail later this week.

Thank you for dropping over,
xo loulou
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10 Responses to A Sunday Morning Walk to Kensington Market

  1. Julie says:

    Such amazing colourful photos- Kensington Market is such a feast for the eyes, isn’t it? And I love your new crocheted rose!

  2. Gaia says:

    Never a dull moment at the Kensington market.. love the photographs.
    I also like the brooch you are wearing :)

  3. Kim says:

    Nice pics highlighting beautiful Fall colours and both of you! Thanks for posting!

  4. Vix says:

    That looks like the perfect Sunday. Kensington Market looks wonderfully eclectic and your neighbourhood is just gorgeous. xxx

    • Loulou says:

      It is one of my favourite places in the city. It is very central and located on valuable land, so there is pressure to change it, so year-by-year, some of the shops are being replaced, but so far, the feel and atmosphere of the unique place is still intact. I actually remember being taken there as a little kid and there were live chickens in cages on the streets. I remember it being really smelly and not at all charming to my young self, so some changes might be for the better!

  5. Hollie says:

    Look at the leaves on the ground!! not a single leaf has turned here! Ugh!

  6. Corinne says:

    That’s such a wonderful light in your pictures. Fall days with lots of sunshine are the best, especially because they are rare and winter is coming for real.

  7. Marieken says:

    Love your collection of colourful photo’s, thanks for letting me tag along on your sunday morning walk :-)

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