Category Archives: Toronto, Ontario

Portraits of Talent and Inspiration

Sitting in the front row at the main stage listening to gifted writers speak about their craft was the icing on the cake for me at the Toronto International Book Fair.  Reading has always been my favourite and most satisfying … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Blogging, Books, Excitement, Famous People, Happiness, Hobbies, Inspiration, Memories, Photography, Reading, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

A Booklover’s Paradise

I think I made it pretty obvious in my mystery photo blog last Friday that I was incredibly excited about the book fair I was going to attend all weekend.  Well, I am happy to report that the book fair … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Books, Excitement, Happiness, Hobbies, Memories, Photography, Reading, Relaxation, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

What the heck happened to the city of my childhood?

What an awesome weekend!  In fact, it was so awesome that it’s hard to know where to begin, so I’ll just start at the beginning.  Every year I go to the Exposure Photo & Video Imaging Show in Toronto where … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Celebrations, Clothing/Costumes, Exploring, iPhone 5s, Low light photography, Memories, Nighttime Photography, People, Photography, Portraits, Street Photography, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Urban Framing

My camera has been working overtime lately, but while the temperatures are hot I spend as much time outside as I possibly can because I am a summer girl at heart, so my computer and my blog have been put … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Composition, Exploring, Harbours, Perspective, Photography, Sailing, Skylines, Toronto, Ontario, Urban Photography, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Now that’s a birthday gift!!

Twenty years ago on March 6th my oldest son, Bryan, was born.  I can’t believe it because it feels like just yesterday that we brought him home from the hospital.  Now, he is a grown man in his first year … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, Birthdays, Blogging, Celebrations, Family, Happiness, Love, Memories, Photography, Sports, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

A Dream Come True!

Last night was amazing!!  Not only did I get to spend time with two very close friends, but I also had the privilege of meeting one of my favourite authors, Deborah Harkness, who wrote A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Books, Friends, Memories, Photography, Reading, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 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


Whenever we drive to or from Toronto, we usually pass Pearson International Airport, and I often find myself dreaming as I watch the planes taking off and landing.  When I returned from my trip to England and The Netherlands with … Continue reading

Posted in Airplanes/Airports, Blogging, Clouds, Dreams, Flight, Life Experiences, Photography, Toronto, Ontario, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 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