Monthly Archives: July 2012

Charles Bukowski “Bluebird”

I’ve always been a big Bukowski fan, and this is one of my favourite poems of his. Really speaks to me. I wish I’d written it. I hope you will take a moment to listen to it.

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Dundas Square Mennonites

Talk about out of place. This group of Mennonites showed up out front of the Eaton Centre Saturday, right across from Dundas Square, and started singing religious songs. It was quite nice, actually. I’m not a religious person but I … Continue reading

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Two painted kids

I saw these adorable kids with their faces painted at Kensington Market yesterday and had to get their photo. Problem was, no parents. I knew they had to be somewhere so I asked them where their parents were. That’s when … Continue reading

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Portrait Perfection

  Had a very successful day down at the Kensington Market. It was pedestrian Sunday, meaning the roads were closed and there was far more going on than usual. Anyway, don’t mistake my name for this portrait as to suggest … Continue reading

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Million watt smile

This photo goes back to mid June during my outing to Little Italy. What a smile. I just had to take her photo. I’d already photographed another person in her group when I walked over and told her I had … Continue reading

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Street life through red coloured glasses

I’m not really sure what this guy’s story is. He was just sitting there hanging out and I asked if I could take his photo. He didn’t seem to be pan handling; just sitting watching people go by in his … Continue reading

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Leave the boxes by the door…

This shot goes back to late June. I remember it was a hot one that day. I noticed these somewhat colourful boxes next to this doorway and just liked how all the colours seems to lend well to one another. … Continue reading

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Kensington Krazy

Here’s another night shot from Kensington Market. As you may recall, I mentioned that after dark this area becomes a tad dangerous. This guy, in his boxers, was out on the street running around with an illuminated plastic sword, waving … Continue reading

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