• The Pulse Of The City – Toronto

    In honour of the City of Toronto’s 183rd Anniversary (March 5, 2017) I pulled together a short timelapse video. The video was entirely shot handheld and edited on an iPhone6. The video featuring the pulse of commuters walking through Toronto’s iconic rail transportation hub Union Station. First transition focuses on …

    Union Station
  • ARL Winter Classic 2017

    Once again Hiker Mike and Camper Ken signed up for the ARL Winter Classic.  The event has been a Burlington Adult Rookie League tradition for several years now.   Past events have been held in Hamilton and Mississauga.  This years event was held at an outdoor rink in Mississauga. Group …

  • Canadian International Air Show

    On Saturday I was traveling west-bound on the 401 and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds did a smoke on fly-by of Pearson International Airport. This slowed much of the 401 down .. long enough to see the team break into three groups of three to perform a precision three abreast landing. …

  • 50 Years of Fibre Arts in Etobicoke

    I had the privilege of attending the Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners Guild (EHSG) spin-in event with Kerstin Kerr owner of Alpaca Avenue in support of the guild’s 50 Mile Coat project.    The spin-in was well attended and educational for people new to spinning. I knew of the guild as my …

  • Ryerson University – Together for Change

    Together for Change Ryerson Centre hosted a book launch party Tuesday night at the Arts and Letters Club.   The event was very well attended by Ryerson University Alumni, Staff and friends of the Author Ronald Stagg. Many former student leaders attended the event including, several past Presidents and Vice-Presidents of …

  • Urban Hike – Toronto Street Photography

    Queen Street West Walking Queen Street West has always been a favourite area of the city to go for urban hikes and provides much inspiration as well as material for street photography. Here is a small sample of photos we have taken in and around the Queen Street West area.

  • Urban Hike – Toronto Street Photography

    Bloor Street West Hiker Mike and Camper Ken out on Bloor Street West.  We took a long walk in the snow and came across several great street photo opportunities.   We stopped several time on our east bound hike including stops outside Ed’s Warehouse (to pay homage to Ed Mirvish’s …

    Random customer studying while enjoying a tea at the Green Beanery.
  • Malaga, Spain

    “We were greeted at this port by Angela and Santiago of La Maison Bisoux online knitting shop.  They graciously escorted us from the port to their shop office and allowed us to shop a nice little selection of yarns.   Santiago offered up lots of suggestions of places to visit …

  • Cartegena, Spain

    “A small, sunny port…a bike race greeted us at the port, and many of us wandered through town to try to find the one possible yarn opportunity.  Unfortunately, the building at the address for the yarn shop was gone!   We found a wonderful little bakery to enjoy some pastries, …

Union Station

The Pulse Of The City – Toronto

In honour of the City of Toronto’s 183rd Anniversary (March 5, 2017) I pulled together a short timelapse video. The video was entirely shot handheld and edited on an iPhone6. The video featuring the pulse of commuters walking through Toronto’s iconic rail transportation hub Union Station. First transition focuses on …

ARL Winter Classic 2017

Once again Hiker Mike and Camper Ken signed up for the ARL Winter Classic.  The event has been a Burlington Adult Rookie League tradition for several years now.   Past events have been held in Hamilton and Mississauga.  This years event was held at an outdoor rink in Mississauga. Group …

Canadian International Air Show

On Saturday I was traveling west-bound on the 401 and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds did a smoke on fly-by of Pearson International Airport. This slowed much of the 401 down .. long enough to see the team break into three groups of three to perform a precision three abreast landing. …

Adult co-ed Hockey in Burlington

Since the summer of 2008, Burlington has been home to the Adult Rookie Hockey League (ARL).   Camper Ken joined the ARL the first summer and I signed up for the league’s first fall/winter season (September 2008).   Since then the league has grown from its meagre start with only eight …

50 Years of Fibre Arts in Etobicoke

I had the privilege of attending the Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners Guild (EHSG) spin-in event with Kerstin Kerr owner of Alpaca Avenue in support of the guild’s 50 Mile Coat project.    The spin-in was well attended and educational for people new to spinning. I knew of the guild as my …

Nikon D5 and Nikon D500

For years now I have been following the rumours that Nikon will be replacing their DX Pro-Photo body D300s.  Most the rumour did not hold water and others spoke to Nikon abandoning the use of the DX APC Format Sensor for Professional use, focusing its DX lenses portfolio solely on …

ARL Winter Classic 2016

Once again Hiker Mike and Camper Ken signed up for the ARL Winter Classic.  The event has been a Burlington Adult Rookie League tradition for several years now.   Past events have been held in Hamilton and Mississauga. Top honours going to the tournament winners “Bruins”. This year the “Leafs” …

Ryerson University – Together for Change

Together for Change Ryerson Centre hosted a book launch party Tuesday night at the Arts and Letters Club.   The event was very well attended by Ryerson University Alumni, Staff and friends of the Author Ronald Stagg. Many former student leaders attended the event including, several past Presidents and Vice-Presidents of …

Adult co-ed Hockey in Burlington

Since the summer of 2008, Burlington has been home to the Adult Rookie Hockey League (ARL).   Camper Ken joined the ARL the first summer and I signed up for the leagues first fall/winter season (September 2008).   Since then the league has grown from its meagre start with only eight …