Another thing of beauty that comes with much care and tending is music. I got to listen to some excellent music last night. This is Lucila Al Mar.
And more excellent power came from our local Sarah DeCarlo.
Here’s to the staying power of flowers, bees and excellent musicians. May they all continue to grow as the seasons pass.
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”
Last weekend I checked out the Steelburners playing at the Pig’s Ear. Read more “Steelburners, Beasts and Midwinter Poem”
I bought myself a Christmas present. A new Sony A7. On the recommendation of my friend Matt O’Sullivan (if you’re on Facebook, you can see an excellent street photo gallery here), This photo, shot from the hip, is a tribute/thank-you to him for his recommendation and inspiration. Thanks, Matt. Read more “New Camera, Fog and Swinnerton”
Went to the Pig’s Ear last weekend… Read more “Sean Conway and the Postmodern Cowboys”
Last weekend was the Peterborough Folk Festival. Read more “PFF and Going Down to Jackson (get your boots on and your photo snapped)”