Category Archives: Ontario

Weekly Photo Challenge – Forces of Nature

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I realize that Niagara Falls is a well-known and visited area, both the US and Canadian side, but I felt it was the perfect fit for this week’s challenge. This image was taken last summer when I lived in Burlington which is only a 40 minute drive away. The boat in the photograph is the

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Shadowed

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For this week’s Photo ChallengeĀ I used the obvious meaning of shadowed. This photo was taken on the beach at Burlington, Ontario. Here are some other great contributions: thoughts and entanglementsWeekly Photo Challenge Laura Gabrielle FeaseyThe End of the Line. MyBlogWeekly Photo Challenge: shadowed J. PicksWeekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed Ese’ s VoiceWeekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed Paintings

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Weekly Photo challenge – Cover Art

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This week’s Photo Challenge is about creating the cover for an album, book, show or magazine which best represents the contents. The artwork above was inspired by my life on the road as a sales person so hence I felt it would be a good fit for a book called the “The Travelling Salesman”. I

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Perspective

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What a great challenge this week… perspective. The beauty of photography is being able to capture and create different perspectives of the world; to show things in a different light. The above is not a great work of art, or photography for that matter (smiling), but it demonstrates how you could mistake this photo for

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Snow Day!

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SNOW DAY in Toronto means…. ART DAY for me šŸ™‚ It is relentless out there! Related articles Snow more! Snow slams Ontario Blowing snow, frigid temperatures expected in Toronto Sunday Texas low means Toronto snow tonight Expect treacherous commute as storm intensifies across GTA  

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Travel Theme – Illuminated

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In light of (no pun intended) the major power outage that Toronto residents suffered after the ice storm just before Christmas; I felt the above artwork was perfect for this week’s theme…illuminated. As we all know, it is so easy to take every day things for granted, until it is taken away; then we realize

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

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I took these photos last week as the setting sun was so big and beautiful, I sat outside and watched it until it disappeared out of sight. Imagine my joy when I found out what this week’s photo challenge was so I could share them with you. This week’s Photo Challenge from the Daily Post

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Travel Theme (Peaceful)

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I live in Burlington, Ontario and I took these photos down by the lake in the city centre, just a few days ago. Burlington is the perfect city to me as it a nice size, not too big, with a 175,000 population. It is just over half an hour away from downtown Toronto as well

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A Word A Week Challenge – Metallic

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This Ferris Wheel can be found at Niagara Falls in Canada. My daughter and I would head down to Niagara Falls on the weekend as we loved to Rock n’ Bowl. The lanes were glow in the dark, great music videos would be playing and beer and pub food were always part of the evening.

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The Historic Victorian Charm of the Idlewyld Inn

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The Idlewyld Inn, originally an old Victorian mansion built-in 1878, is still gracing London, Ontario with its grand presence after 135 years. Over the years it has been converted into luxury apartments, a nursing home and in 1986, to the distinguished Inn it is today. With most of its history and charm preserved, the Inn

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ALMONTE RIVERSIDE BOUTIQUE INN – (Almonte, Ontario)

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I travel a lot for work and for the most part I stay in the well-known chain hotels like the Best Westerns, Marriotts or Hampton Inns. In December I had a business meeting in Carlton Place, a small historic town in eastern Ontario, and stumbled upon this delightfully unique Inn called the Almonte Riverside Boutique

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