Meet Me on the Terrazzo

The surfaces we walk on often go unnoticed and uncelebrated. Terrazzo for example. Over the last couple of years I've developed an affection for terrazzo, that speckled surface you might associate with government buildings or school locker-rooms of a certain vintage. Around here the heyday of terrazzo was probably from the 1930s to the early…Read More

Street Walking

A couple of Saturdays ago I had some errands in the Spring Garden area and used the opportunity to look around a little. Our developers had just announced their intention to erect a building at the corner of Brenton and Clyde Streets and provided this dramatic concept drawing. Have you noticed the trend  to show buildings at  twilight with all…Read More

October Diary

October is one of the good months; weather can be great, the September frenzy of back to school and back to life has subsided. Looking through my photos for the month I decided to attempt a visual diary of what we were up to (which goes on a bit). The month started with the all-you-can-eat Oysterfest in a big…Read More