Peng Zhang on October 6th, 2014

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Peng Zhang on August 7th, 2014

My green bin has been broken for some time. I bought a new one from Canadian Tire for $39.99 before tax, an exorbitant price for a piece of plastic. I then researched the web to see if there is a better option. And sure, there is – I can get a replacement green bin for [...]

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Peng Zhang on December 28th, 2013

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Today, I received the final tax bill from the City of Toronto for 2011. What can I say? My first impression is that Toronto is a police state. Policy, Fire, TTC and Debt Serving eat up almost 60% of all spending. It looks very depressing and bleak. And it looks to me certain vested interest [...]

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Peng Zhang on November 20th, 2010

Today I had fine tuners installed on the violin at Philharmonic Music Ltd, where I originally purchased the instrument a couple of years ago. I had no idea how much that would cost, so I am prepared to shell out anywhere between tens of dollars to over a hundred dollars. When I explained why I [...]

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Peng Zhang on September 27th, 2010

I have had my fair share of riding in Toronto’s street cars, and while riding in them I used to wonder why the city leaders are not seeing there are so many things wrong with street cars and talk about eliminating them in favour of more efficient buses? Here are a few reasons why I [...]

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