Month November 2018

Habitat 1967

City, Content, Event, Event - Travel, Harbor, Nature, Other, Outdoor, Photography, Place, River, Travel, Unsaturated, Water, Waters

Looking at Habitat today provoked for me an image that is as far away as one could imagine. Built for Expo ‘67, Habitat celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. At the time it was considered a marvel; the future of…

Monumental Names

Architecture, Building, City, Content, Event, Event - Travel, Other, Outdoor, Place, Sign, Skyscraper, Travel

It’s been a while since I’ve returned to Montreal to visit, and approaching 40 years since I left. What caught my attention was the name changes, often toward prominent political figures of the last 50 years. Naming a place after…

Champlain and Landry

Architecture, Bright, Building, Content, Event, Event - Travel, Monument, Nature, Ocean, Other, Photography, Ship, Snow, Thing, Travel, Vehicle, Water, Waters, Winter

Looking out the window of our room I saw below the statue of Samuel de Champlain, the “Father of New France” and founder of Québec City in 1608. To the left the Canadian flag flew at half-mast to recognise the…

Park & Pond

The other day I published an essay, now I have added a support paper. The support paper summarizes my thinking process in creating the work.

Rigging for Winter

The leaves have finally dropped. And no sooner did they reach the ground than did a few snowflakes gently drift downward. It is -2C, and while it feels intolerable now, by the end of January it will be a heat-wave.…