Category Archives: History

Architectural Delights

Paris is overflowing with famous buildings and structures, everyone knows that.  A visit to Paris wouldn’t be complete without visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, the Pantheon, and the Arc de Triomphe, just to name a few.  However, as … Continue reading

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Posted in Adventure, Architecture, Blogging, Exploring, History, Life Experiences, Memories, Paris, France, Photography, Travel, Urban Photography, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Over My Head

There are many things that I am drawn to when it comes to photography, but there are three words that mean I’m definitely going to be a while with my camera, so you might as well just sit down and … Continue reading

Posted in Abstract, Architecture, Art, Beauty, Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, Fascination, History, Interiors, Ottawa, Ontario, Patterns, Perspective, Photography, Texture, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Can an addiction be good?

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as much lately.  Part of the reason is how crazy busy life always is, but there is also another reason.  I have an addiction but one that I just can’t look … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Blogging, Books, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, Fascination, History, Hobbies, Ottawa, Ontario, Patterns, Photography, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Awe-Inspiring Angel

Today we spent a fabulous day visiting the famous Angel Oak on Johns Island, South Carolina, not far from Charleston.  However, let me start out by saying that you should never believe what you read on the internet.  When we … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Charleston, SC, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, Flowers, Trees & Grass, History, Holidays, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

I hereby sentence you to life in jail!!

I wasn’t sure whether I would be able to manage a blog post tonight or not because I was afraid that my brain might be frozen.  We woke up to -28° Celsius this morning, and let me tell you that … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Country Living, Creemore, Ontario, Exploring, Famous Landmarks, History, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Preserving the Past

Last weekend the hubby and I took a drive to Barrie, Ontario to do some shopping at Costco, a popular warehouse store.  Barrie is about an hour away from where we live, and we always take a scenic route through … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Country Living, Creemore, Ontario, Exploring, Famous Landmarks, History, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Gigantic Giganotosaurus

I sat for the longest time last night going through my dinosaur photos from the Royal Ontario Museum, trying to decide which ones to share with you today.  That’s the problem when you take as many pictures as I do. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Dinosaurs, History, Museums/Science Centres, Paleontology, Photography, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Gondwana? Where the heck is that?

I have always been very fascinated by archaeology and paleontology and have sometimes looked back at my life and wondered if I should have pursued it as a career in some shape or form.  As a child and teenager I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Dinosaurs, History, Hobbies, Museums/Science Centres, Paleontology, Photography, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Stunning Stained Glass

Recently, while reading one of the blogs that I follow, I read a comment about a highly recommended photography book called Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson, an easy to understand explanation of the basics of photography.  I was intrigued as I … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, History, Museums/Science Centres, Patterns, Photography, Toronto, Ontario, Urban Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Is change always a good thing?

Have you ever been upset or disturbed by a change made to an historical building or structure?  Do you ever get upset when a beautiful old piece of architecture is altered to give it a more modern look?  Now, don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Anger and Frustrations, Architecture, Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, History, Memories, Museums/Science Centres, Photography, Toronto, Ontario, Urban Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments