Category Archives: Toronto

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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January 12, 2016 – Viggo In The Snow As It Blankets Riverdale

Previous Post: Viggo Checks Out Toronto’s First Real Winter Snow – Dec. 2014 I knew Viggo and I  were in for a great morning walk even before the laptop was shut and the  reading light went off for the night.  The … Continue reading

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Festive Lights: My Toronto in Mid-December

Note! My Toronto is only a small slice of an urban sprawl referred to as the Greater Toronto Area.  I rarely venture north of Bloor, west of Bathurst, or east of the Beaches. The Danforth from Broadview Avenue to Pape  … 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

See Viggo’s Den on more of our Icelandic Sheepdog Viggo – “Born to herd and be heard!” 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 … Continue reading

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Rambling Around Downtown Toronto On A Saturday in October

It is Canadian Thanksgiving weekend and my Saturday began with the usual morning walk with Viggo around the perimeter of Riverdale Park. Given that he’s really meant to be a working sheepdog, I think of our ramble as a pasture … Continue reading

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