Friday, 18 September 2015


On a walk down to Paterson Point, with dogs and sons, past Barry's hedge...



...to the lake.  Trees and rocks at the waters edge...





...and farther along at Paterson Pt the swimmers are cooling themselves in the heat-softened water:



Monday, 14 September 2015

Today I took the car in for rustproofing, and while waiting I explored the surprisingly extensive scrubby woodlands between Sydenham Rd and Sir John A.  The K&P Trail cuts through nearby, but there are a number of 4-wheeler tracks leading off in various places.  This area, completely surrounded by buildings and the 401, has some quite isolated places:



  with here and there small signs of human effort:



Someone's hideout, a sun-dappled little vale, constant whine of the 401:



Farther on are older things more decayed, perhaps from a different time altogether:




Monday, 7 September 2015


HMCS Haida and, below, one of her deck guns:




Back at Sheffield Lake the rocks remain, as they have done for longer than I can imagine...