From time to time, likely on a weekly basis, I will be featuring photos, stories, etc. that I hope you will enjoy – nothing too heavy but not necessarily fluff either.
Feeling nostalgic today and thinking about the British Invasion when we finally heard music from outside North America and what a treat it was. Now I realize that the Beatles and the Rolling Stones are the best known of the groups back then but one of my favourite bands was the Dave Clark Five which … Continue reading Music from the Sixties
From time to time I like to reflect on songs, books, movies, situations that had an impact on me. I hope that you will benefit from the following female singer/songwriters as I did. Lhasa de Sela “For four days after she died, it snowed in Montreal, it was as if the sky were grieving” –posted … Continue reading Two great singers gone too soon!
For some unknown reason, at least to me, Cleveland is a city in America that has been called the ‘armpit of the world’ by some poor bloke that probably has never visited the place. This past May two four week-end which we lovingly call the Victoria Day week-end in Canada – and for many shaking … Continue reading Cleveland, Ohio … Not the armpit of the world
One of Canada’s most spectacular public works and a tour de force of architecture lies at 2701 Queen St. E. in Scarborough, Ontario. Providing the essence of survival to at least 35% of Torontonians, it is a marvel of engineering and produces drinking, bathing and cooking water to residents who don’t give its easy access … Continue reading Toronto’s hidden jewel – highlighting the mundane but essential function that makes cities possible