Category Archives: Toronto

The Chinese Temple Murals And Statues of Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum’s Bishop White Gallery is a corner of the museum I have visited often over the past forty years. It houses a world-renowned collection of Chinese temple murals and Buddhist and Taoist statuary,  most of which date … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Main Street In Transition – Yonge From Dundas To The Harbour

See Also: Toronto’s Main Street In Transition – Yonge From Yorkville To Dundas

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Walking Down Toronto’s Old Yonge Street – Before It’s Gone! Yorkville to Dundas

Related Posts: See the Toronto folder for more post and pix of my home town. There are all sorts of reasons why Yonge Street dropped off the map of my Toronto in the past decade or two! my music collection went the mp3 route, … Continue reading

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T.O. Sunday Morning – Cycling The Lakeshore To Port Credit

Previous Post: Tall Ships In Toronto Harbour- July 2016 A Sunday morning training run I’ve done a hundred times is the bike ride from my Riverdale neighbourhood to Port Credit along the lakeshore.  The terrain, as the graph below shows, is … Continue reading

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Tall Ships In Toronto Harbour – July 2016

Previous Toronto Post: Sakura Hanami: Viewing High Park’s Cherry Blossoms For the three days of Canada Day weekend (July 1-3) the Toronto harbour front hosted a number of boats associated with the Tall Ships America Challenge, an annual celebration of … Continue reading

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Sakura Hanami: Cherry Blossoms In Toronto’s High Park

2017 Peak Bloom – Not Quite There On Sunday, April 23! Note! I was there on Sunday morning (the 23rd.) and, while there were hundreds of visitors , the blooms are not out! I’d say peak bloom is a few days … Continue reading

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A Winter Morning’s Ramble Up the Don Valley & Moore Park Ravine

Previous Post: January 12, 2016 – Viggo Goes For A Walk As Snow Blankets Toronto’s Riverdale  Viggo and I set off at nine this morning. A very light covering of snow and a temperature around 0ºC promised to make for a … Continue reading

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City Lights: My Toronto in Mid-December

Note! My Toronto is only a small slice of that deluxe XL pizza pie with the initials GTA (Greater Toronto Area) but, thanks to Drake,  cool folks these days call it The Six.  I rarely venture north of Bloor, west of Bathurst, or … Continue reading

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Checking Out Downtown Toronto’s Street Art

It was an unusually warm and sunny November day here in Toronto. Temperatures reached 20º C  by early afternoon.  Deciding to play tourist in my own  town,  I grabbed my camera and ultra wide-angle lens and hopped on the streetcar. The first … Continue reading

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Viggo Checks Out Toronto’s First Real Winter Snow- December 2014

The first touch of winter came in much more gently this year.  Instead of the drama of 2013’s “Snowmaggeddon”, the ice storm that knocked out electric power for whole sections of Toronto and had tree branches crashing down on vehicles and … Continue reading

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