Out Walking: Yorkville, Queens Park, Yonge Street, King Street

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Ice Sculpture, Ice Festival, Yorkville, Toronto

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Detail of ice sculpture, Ice Festival, toronto

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Me (reflection) and Cow, Yorkville, Toronto
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King Edward VII, Queens Park, Toronto
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Long February shadows and streetcar tracks, King Street, Toronto

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Crescent Moon (or groovy canoe in the sky) and Toronto

Another great weekend with Ceri.  Saturday we had breakfast, went and shopped stuff we don't really need for fun (and sensibly didn't buy), went up to Yorkville (despite wicked cold wind coming down from the north) to see the Ice Fest, stopped for pint and snack on Yonge Street on the way back, had dinner at lovely little pizza place in his neighbourhood and then looked at that crescent moon rocking over the city like a groovy canoe before going to bed. 


  1. Reply
    Susannah February 27, 2012

    Great pics! I especially love the long shadows. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend. x

  2. Reply
    Jennifer February 27, 2012

    Thanks Susannah – it was a great one indeed!

  3. Reply
    Carol February 27, 2012

    I have never seen ice sculptures like that before…they really are beautiful aren’t they! I think perhaps part of their beauty is that they are impermanent!
    Yup, I love the long shadows too ๐Ÿ™‚
    C x

  4. Reply
    Jennifer February 27, 2012

    Yes, they are beautiful. It was hard to get close to them, everyone was crowded around them getting photo-ops! Yes, impermanent – and perhaps the beauty changing/evolving as they melt!

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    Jamie Lees March 2, 2012

    Looks like a wonderful day in Toronto. Thanks for taking me along! So love the long legged shadows.

  6. Reply
    Jennifer March 3, 2012

    Glad to have you along! Years ago I took a long-legged shadow picture like that down in the Beaches. As I recall, that was late February too – wonder what it is about the quality of the long shadows in February – the light? Colour?

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    Jennifer March 3, 2012

    Which makes me think I should try them once a month to compare…

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