bookmark_borderEvery City Has a Strip

image of the intersection of lansdowne and the parkway in peterborough, ontario on a cloudy day three days before christmas showing overhead wires and stop lights and the pedestrian walkwayEvery city has a strip. At least one. Some cities have several. Peterborough has a couple. But Lansdowne Street is our main drag into town, or past town if you’re headed out to easterly cottages. Continue reading “Every City Has a Strip”

bookmark_borderWinter Suburbs and City

image of sleepy new suburb with half moon setting and bright street lampIn keeping with my idea to do some suburban studies, I headed out in the cold wind of last night to see what I could see in one of Peterborough’s newer suburbs.

The moon was setting over this little cul-de-sac. Continue reading “Winter Suburbs and City”

bookmark_borderDevelopment and Progress (Also SPARK photo festival and Workshop)

image of sunset over snowy fieldDriving out to the north of town I turned my head to see this lovely burnished sunset hovering over a fallow field.

It was directly across from a construction site that’s been under construction for some time. Continue reading “Development and Progress (Also SPARK photo festival and Workshop)”

bookmark_borderSubdivision

image of bulldozer in new subdivision with sunsetA new subdivision is being built in the north-west part of town. I sometimes pass it on my way to my Ackison Road vista. I noticed them clearing a little over a year ago when my shots looking south show a bare patch in the greenery way to the left. Continue reading “Subdivision”