A Remembrance Sunday stroll in Central London, England

I flew into London for the Remembrance Day long weekend in November 2017 and spent Remembrance Sunday strolling through central London starting from my lodgings located near the Pimlico tube station.  The Central London Map & Guide I received with my Heathrow Express train ticket the day before was very handy.  I walked along the […]

Raven U-Sport Last Chance Invitational Track & Field Meet

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the Raven U-Sport Last Chance Invitational Track & Field Meet was held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  This event was made for athletes as the last chance to improve their ranking and represent their university at the provincial championship to be held the following weekend (February 23-24th).  For the provincials, Carleton […]

An autumn uOttawa Gee-Gees track practice

One early autumn day in late October I accompanied my good friend and uOttawa Gee-Gees track coach, Normand Séguin, at Strathcona Park (next to the Rideau River in Sandy Hill, Ottawa) for his routine Saturday coaching session.  Normand himself was a track athlete in his early days and now enjoys volunteering on a regular basis […]

A man and his dog at the Dominion Arboretum

My friend Dave recently adopted Lilly, a Jack Russell mix (possibly a mix with chihuahua or dachshund, 7 years old), and approached me for a photo shoot out at the Dominion Arboretum near Dow’s Lake, Ottawa.  Of course I said yes, what a perfect opportunity to promote the SPCA and at the same time spend […]

My first visit to Omega Park

My closest recollection to an animal park was the Vancouver Game Farm (now the Greater Vancouver Game Farm) that I visited in 1971 at 8 years of age when I was living in Vancouver, BC.  Would there be elephants at Omega Park? That’s me up front, with my cousin Billy not holding on. Omega Park […]

Ottawa International Buskerfest 2016

Over the August long weekend I was invited out to join a few other photographer friends to take in the 25th year of the Ottawa International Buskerfest.  The festival ran over 5 days, with world class performers from all over the world converging downtown Ottawa on Sparks Street.  I also dropped by Sunday night to […]

Hiking the Grouse Grind

My friend Christopher and I hiked the Grouse Grind Trail during my week long visit to Vancouver, B.C. in May, 2016.  The trailhead is on the right side of the road about 25 meters before the Grouse Mountain gondola parking entrance.  The hike is a 2.9 kilometer trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, one […]