Wednesday, 23 April 2014

With the weather approaching bearable I'm getting out on my bicycle more.  I'm still looking for a good way to transport tripod and camera gear on a bike.  I went out on Latimer Rd over the weekend, which leads out to some typical Eastern Ontario landscapes: farms, country houses, stables, llama ranches...




Closer to home is Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, a place of many memories for me.  The building itself is a remarkable piece of trophy architecture.  Inside it's all rough concrete walls and reds and oranges, outside it's Le Corbusier's megacity in miniature:

(click on the panoramas)



But in the summer at least one can walk to the railing and look down on something much more organic: the colourful bustle of boats of all kinds.  In the winter the boats are all in their nests:



Saturday, 19 April 2014

Night Trees, from the parking lot of the Isabel Turner Branch of the Library:



Looking west, the bustle of late evening buses to my right, last rush of people out of the library:


Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Kitchen Sink
 
 
                                                                  A world outside your window isn't free,
                                                                  And tell me if you want to catch that feeling of redemption,
                                                                  That feeling of redemption doesn't do much for me...
                                                                                                            -Tanita Tikaram