Category Archives: Toronto

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 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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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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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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