Category Archives: Toronto

If Not For Viggo – A Winter’s Day Walk Along The Don River

If not for Viggo, our Icelandic Sheepdog, I’d have sipped on a third cup of coffee this morning. Instead, we headed out for a walk at the tail end of a snow storm!  It was something I was actually looking … Continue reading

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November 7, 2019: Viggo Checks Out The First Dusting of Snow In Toronto’s Riverdale Neighbourhood

Well, that was early!  We woke up to a light dusting of snow in Riverdale; it is only Nov. 7. I decided to take my camera along on our morning ramble as Viggo and I checked out the first little bit … Continue reading

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The Itchiku Kubota Kimono Exhibit At The Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto

I knew I had to see them for myself as I looked at the screen of my wife Laila’s iPhone. She had just come home from the Itchiku Kubota exhibit at the Textile Museum of Canada on Centre Street in downtown … Continue reading

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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 posts and pix of my home town. Yonge Street is Toronto’s main north-south street and the TTC Yonge-University subway line is called  Line 1,  the single busiest transit line in Canada. The downtown … Continue reading

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The Last of Autumn’s Colours – A Walk Up Toronto’s Don Valley And Mud Creek

Yesterday was a beautiful fall day in Toronto – a gift I figured I’d acknowledge by grabbing my camera – and our dog Viggo – and going for a long walk up the Don River Valley and then over to the Brickworks and … Continue reading

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Toronto Sunday A.M. – 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 Toronto Riverdale neighbourhood to Port Credit along the lakeshore.  The terrain, as the graph below shows, … 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

2018 Peak Bloom – May 9 to 12 (see here) 2017 Peak Bloom – Not Quite There On April 23! 2017 Note! I was there on Sunday morning (the 23rd.) and, while there were hundreds of visitors , the blooms … Continue reading

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