Tag Archives: Toronto

Discovering More Yorkville

My recent stroll into Yorkville produced a number of great door finds and today I’m featuring a few more them. Right next door to the heritage Fire Hall I featured last week, is this gem built in 1906 in what was … Continue reading

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An Assortment of Doors

It’s another helping of random doors for today’s Thursday Doors. I don’t even remember many of the buildings themselves … just their doors. Another battered old door found in Port Perry, a 45 minute drive away. This door was attached to a … Continue reading

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In A Yorkville State of Mind

In my last post, I traveled downtown to the Ice Fest in Yorkville, but I had an ulterior motive in venturing into this area. On my list of Toronto heritage buildings, there were several in the Yorkville area that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Winter Festival Season

February tends to be the month when Canadian towns, both big and small, celebrate with various winter festivals.  These celebrations have been historically important for communities to thumb their nose at the dark and cold for outdoor fun, games, and … Continue reading

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Filler February

We’re closing in on the end of the shortest month of the year and it’s time for February’s version of Changing Seasons.  I know it’s been said by many people before me, but the best part of February is the … Continue reading

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Feeling a Little Blue … and Yellow

I started this post a few weeks ago, but it just never got any real traction.  Today I’m dusting it off and trying again. I chose these photos for Thursday Doors because of the much needed splash of colour they were providing. … Continue reading

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Back In The Fast Lane

I mentioned back in October that I had taken a part-time job, but I hadn’t mentioned what exactly I was going to be doing. I’m working as a data privacy consultant … as in, that person who writes those internet … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Riding The Curl

This week I’m featuring two buildings chosen because I was attracted to their rounded features.  My muse continues to play hide-and-seek with me and I just can’t seem to find words to knit together into a story, so the photos will need to … Continue reading

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Firehouse Theatre

Over the past 3 weeks, I’ve been snap-happy with my camera as I enjoy a slow return to ‘normal’.  I’m been busy spending time cruising the streets of “Old Town” Toronto in the cold, continuing to trace the city’s history … Continue reading

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Time Is On Our Side

There are those people who seem to have no concept of time, and others, like me, who are overly aware of it.  Whether we are sensitive to time or not, it is deeply ingrained into our language and reminders of … Continue reading

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