Yearning for a lost urn

In the early 1970s I was seized by a passion for Victorian decorative cast iron and, armed with my trusty magnet, would venture on little expeditions of discovery around Halifax. The Public Gardens proved to have the richest concentration of iron objects: gates, fountains, park benches, bases for sculptures. The Gardens took their present form…Read More

A Brilliant Proposal

Nova Scotian architects and builders are designing and erecting quite a collection of memorable buildings that sparkle in the Nova Scotian landscape. They post photos of their projects, but most turn out to be residences, often located in beautiful but private settings, that I will never be able to see in real life. That's why…Read More