Sunday, 13 July 2014
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Like most of the homes on the Island, it has its own charm and beautiful garden.
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
Oh, and then there is the Ontario Raspberry Tart! How did I ever find the strength to leave?
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
These are two buildings on Sparks Street here in Ottawa, both very narrow by todays standards, but imbued with a craftsmanship and sense of legacy that we seem to have lost in our era of construction.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
The irises are still going strong in many locations, but I think they've been cooked off in the open sun of the Maplelawn Garden. Even the poppies, usually tolerant of heat are starting to fall apart.
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
She, or is it he?, is moored in a quiet corner of the harbour waiting for the first race of the year.
When travelling, I want to sketch everything. But here in my own city, it's more challenging to see those opportunities, or perhaps feel an urgency to catch it while I can. So, it was great to having a sketching pal show around town because it helped me see Ottawa through the eyes of a visitor.