The City of Peterborough has a long history. It’s one of Ontario’s older cities and once, as “The Electric City,” vied for the capital of the province.
It got its start as a logging town where lumber pulled in from north of the city would be milled and sent on its way.
Our waterway and liftlocks were originally intended to serve industry, but the development of the highways and trucking as the major means of transport shifted the focus. Now the Trent-Severn is a pleasure route, used by leisure craft and vacationers.
But the industrial boom and history of the town is evident in much of its architecture. From the Quaker Oats building and water tower… Read more “Small Industrial City”
I’ve been busy for the last couple of weeks, so I haven’t had a chance to post. But I was able to get out and enjoy some spring air this week, so I’m posting quite a few shots to make up for lost posts. Read more “Spring Comes Slowly”
Another trip to the farm. It was a bright sunny day when I got there. Everyone was in a chipper mood. Read more “Here’s Lookin’ at You”
Oh the joy of planning the coming year’s garden. Thoughts full of hopes and plans and visions of growing and harvesting and bright bounty. Read more “Seedy Sunday 2017”
Went back out to check in on the wee sheepsies.
Mamas and babies are all doing very well. Read more “Lamb Update, Eye Portrait, More Suburbs”
Last week I posted some photos of the sheep at the family farm I was house sitting and mentioned the ewes were close to having their lambs. Read more “Sheep Make More Sheep”
Last weekend I checked out the Steelburners playing at the Pig’s Ear. Read more “Steelburners, Beasts and Midwinter Poem”
A friend asked me to find some milkweed seeds and send them to her on the west coast to grow in her balcony garden next summer. Read more “Milkweed”
This post is very late, coming on a Monday instead of last Friday. But I wanted to put it up today. Read more “100,000 Common Nails and 50,000 Marchers”
I went out to one of my favourite spots to check out the ice situation. Read more “Ice on the Lake and Sleeklens PS Workflow Test”