Saturday, May 29, 2010


bailey bridge

The Valley Inn Bridge over Grindstone Creek. This marks the boundary between the cities of Hamilton and Burlington. It was recently closed to vehicles though a plan to tear it down was scrapped and it remains open for cyclists and pedestrians.

In the background is the McQuesten High Level Bridge

Sunday Bridges

Friday, May 28, 2010

one pier


lighthouse at Oakville Harbour Pier


Thursday, May 27, 2010

limitless horizon?

Oakville Lakeside

A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. ~ Thoreau


Wednesday, May 26, 2010

pixilated windows

OCAD back

Ontario College of Art and Design – Sharp Centre for Design (2004, Alsop)


Sunday, May 23, 2010

waterfall curtain

Websters Falls

Water falls on rocks, timeless

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

towers of stone

round tower

St John’s Roman Catholic Church, Gananoque


bell tower

Monday, May 17, 2010

orange is the happiest colour


Baltimore Oriole

“orange is the happiest colour” ~Frank Sinatra

Saturday, May 15, 2010

morning swim

an early morning swim


Thursday, May 13, 2010

gananoque sunset

Those playful fancies of the mighty sky. ~ Albert Smith


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

National Art Gallery and lilac bush

"If you foolishly ignore beauty

you will soon find yourself without it.

But if you invest in beauty

it will remain with you all the days of your life."

Frank Lloyd Wright

Lilacs on Green by Windows of the National Art Gallery


Monday, May 10, 2010

tulips Ottawa tulips Ottawa

It is Tulip Festival season in Ottawa.

As a thank you gift from [then] Princess Juliana of The Netherlands for Canada’s help in giving the Royal Family refuge during the occupation of Holland in the Second World War, 100,00 tulips were sent to Ottawa. The tradition continues every year and now there are over 3 million tulips around the city.


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Dundurn Castle Kitchen

Bringing light into a Victorian basement kitchen Dundurn Castle


Monday, May 3, 2010

St Nicholas inside

It was Doors Open in Hamilton, giving an opportunity to visit St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church. Built in the Serbo-Byzantine style, this gorgeous building has stood on this spot since 1974. Thirty years later, the frescoes that adorn the walls and ceiling were painted by Fr Jurewicz.

St Nicholas interior detail

It took him three years, of painstaking detailed painting, layer upon layer, that culminates in this rich tapestry of images of biblical stores, feasts of the church and the lives of Christ, the Virgin Mary and many, many saints.


Saturday, May 1, 2010

mallards in early light

a slightly ruffled mama mallard with seven of her babies

taken along the breakwall in the early morning light

baby duck


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