If you don’t like spiders, don’t look. Read more “Baby Spiders and Stunning Lake”
The first of the flowers, like this bold daffodil, are finally opening their buds. Read more “April Flowers”
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”
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”
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”
Oppenheimer was very patient to sit while I stuck my lens in his face. Right in his face. Read more “Macro Lens Test”
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”