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The Great Glebe Art in the Garden Tour

Last July 6-7 was the current edition of the Glebe Art in the Garden Tour. The Glebe is the central residential district in Ottawa. I was fortunate to welcome over a hundred plus visitors to my backyard which is in … Continue reading

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TULIPS FROM AMSTERDAM

“When it’s Spring again, I’ll bring again, Tulips from Amsterdam” TULIP FESTIVAL, PARLIAMENT HILL, OTTAWA Once again a flood of Dutch tulips graces the environs of Ottawa and brings forth a wave of personal memories on this the 79th anniversary … Continue reading

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GRAND NATIONAL 2024

Today is the running of the Grand National Race at Aintree, England. The spectacle will be viewed by 600 million people round the world. The race was introduced to a North American audience by the film National Velvet, starring Mickey … Continue reading

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IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER

Christmas Eve  2023 A time for counting one’s blessings and thoughtful reverence  for the true spirit of Christmas.   A time for reflecting on Christmas eves past which in my case go from the sublime to the ridiculous. First the sublime. … Continue reading

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TUNNEL WARFARE

With all the talk in the news of potential tunnel warfare in Gaza, I thought it timely to post a picture of myself in the Cu Chi tunnels during a tour of Vietnam a couple of decades back.   These … Continue reading

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RETURN OF THE POP-UP GALLERY

Pleased to announce the return of the POP-UP art gallery at Lansdowne Park after a two month lockdown. I’ll be showing a few panels amongst a dozen other artists from the Glebe Community here in central Ottawa. Hope to see … Continue reading

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PANDEMIC

Easter Sunday 2020 and as they say, there’s nothing new under the sun. And so it is with pandemics. Cholera broke out in Europe in the early 1830s. Irish immigrants coming to Canada brought the contagion with them. To manage … Continue reading

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POSITANO

Probably the most well known town on the whole Amalfi Coast,  picturesque Positano draws tourists from around the world. POSITANO FROM THE BEACH BEACH SCENE POSITANO WATERFRONT POSITANO FAREWELL FROM THE FERRY TO SORRENTO

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GUNS N’ MOSES

GUNS N MOSES …….. or my fabulous trip to Israel!! More photos to follow in the days to come. Many thanks to all the visitors that I received in my garden on the weekend as part of the Glebe Art … Continue reading

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GLEBE ART TOUR 2018

I will be participating in this year’s Glebe Art Tour, July 7 & 8, 10 am – 4 pm.  I am flattered that one of the promotional brochures features my “Fireworks over Parliameant Hill” as an inset (see above). I’m … Continue reading

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