The Vale of Avoca

The Quarry and the Years of Growth (as always, click top pic for high-res gallery) Yellow Creek may be mediated by stone – but nature works with what it finds Like many of my photographically inclined friends around the world, I’ve been


Forgotten Heavyweight

King meets de Gaulle (top photo) Black and white photos from an exhibition of American press images of Canada – at the fantastic Ryerson Image Centre – Mount Pleasant cemetery contains the graves of many Canadian notables, but few who are more


Spadina by Night

Toronto has a lot of streets with their own particular flavour, I’ve mentioned Yonge St and Queen St many times, as their cultural significance and wonky charisma warrant, but you can’t even begin to understand Toronto at all without considering the character



Scavenger (top photo) As always – click the top photo to see them all in high-resolution Vokunji – show statement Some artist’s statements are hilarious, some are infuriatingly complex and filled with pompous referents, and yet prove utterly insubstantial when deciphered. And


Yonge Time Machine

As always – click the top photo, to see the whole series in high-resolution I have posted a few mournful things about the speed of change in the city – and also in fairness observed that while disquieting (and outright frightening, economically)


Magic Days

Here’s something that I’ve been intending for awhile – a reading of “Magic Days” which is the introduction to my book, “Structural Happiness.” It tells the story of the night I wrote my first love song for Catherine, and I even managed

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