Among the Leaves

The canopy of trees along this stretch of road makes for a gorgeous Spring show. When I paused there today to capture this shot, I remembered that I’ve been meaning to share word of a local university student who’s using his creative talents to help introduce music lessons and instruments to children from low income … More Among the Leaves

In the Gallery

In Toronto’s Distillery District last month, I appreciated a number of pieces in the Thompson Landry Gallery’s Cooperage Space … and all the more so when juxtaposed, as with these pieces, with the exposed brick and with (perhaps original?) fixtures such as those you see in this historic building.

Sure Signs of Spring

Those in snowier climes will scoff at this, but we’ve had a tough Winter in Vancouver. For starters, we’ve actually had snow. On multiple occasions, and not solely on the mountains. However, that’s given way lately to rain in the city. … and, this weekend, to some actual sunshine. I’ve seen hummingbirds outside our windows … More Sure Signs of Spring


In Old Havana, by the Palacio Segundo Cabo, this man worked his way about the square, entertaining tourists and local school children alike. This was no mean feat given his stilts and the uneven condition of the walkways in Havana. After some time in the mid-day heat, he made his way apart from the crowd and into this shady … More Unmasked