Tag Archives: winter

Winter in Humber Bay Park

I didn’t know Humber Bay Park existed until last Sunday, when my wife turned right off of Lakeshore Boulevard in a desperate attempt to double down on snow and sun before a forecasted warm front arrived. We weren’t alone in our desire to enjoy the blue sky and crisp air. (view large)


Late-Winter Archaeology

The dreary final leg of winter has begun – the soot-coloured snow melts and refreezes repeatedly, revealing months worth of hidden trash. Why not pass the time while waiting for the bus by examining the “Toronto Popsicle” for evidence of human and animal life? (click image to view large)

Quebec Carnaval

You Windy Rathole! has been quiet for a while – perhaps I just need a change of scenery. Today’s installment features two big pages of highlights and observations from last week’s trip to Quebec City (Click on the pages to see the sketchbook in more detail).


Winter man in Etobicoke

Roncesvalles Ice Sculpture

All the pipes on Roncesvalles Avenue are being replaced, in a project that will take over a year to complete. It’s a mess to be sure, but never more so than when the hydrant relief valves are left open over a frigid weekend. Free skating on Roncy!

Seen while shopping