Now it’s time to say goodbye…

After some consideration - not a lot, really - I've decided it's time to close the blog down. There are a couple of reasons for this: I've run out of things to say. I haven't really posted anything here since the start of 2017, and not a lot of what I posted was...

6 months renting and loving every minute of it

Today, it's exactly 6 months since El Cheapo Movers loaded the truck and moved me from my house of 20 years to a rental apartment 42 stories up in the Tower of Power. I don't regret having made the move. If another expensive repair had come along, I think I would've...

Life above the clouds – Day 1

Well, I'm glad moving day is over. I'm surrounded by boxes and quickly generating a list of amenities that I forgot to consider, such as cutlery trays that fit the drawers here, toilet paper, and food. Bob is sticking close to me, I can't find my reading glasses, so...

The Purge Continues – Virtually

I've just completed the deletion of a large number of image galleries dating up to about 2013. I was using Slideshow Pro to run those galleries. As the product is no longer supported, and was eating up about 8 gigs of web space here, it was time for it to go. I...

Nothing to make light of – photographing performers in unpredictable lighting

Another year's Toronto Burlesque Festival has come and gone, and this was a terrific one. I've completed my first cull of the more than 7600 photos I made over 5 shows this time out. I'm currently down to about 250 per show that need a second look. I can generally...

Now it’s time to say goodbye…

After some consideration - not a lot, really - I've decided it's time to close the blog down. There are a couple of reasons for this: I've run out of things to say. I haven't really posted anything here since the start of 2017, and not a lot of what I posted was...

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6 months renting and loving every minute of it

Today, it's exactly 6 months since El Cheapo Movers loaded the truck and moved me from my house of 20 years to a rental apartment 42 stories up in the Tower of Power. I don't regret having made the move. If another expensive repair had come along, I think I would've...

read more

Life above the clouds – Day 1

Well, I'm glad moving day is over. I'm surrounded by boxes and quickly generating a list of amenities that I forgot to consider, such as cutlery trays that fit the drawers here, toilet paper, and food. Bob is sticking close to me, I can't find my reading glasses, so...

read more

The Purge Continues – Virtually

I've just completed the deletion of a large number of image galleries dating up to about 2013. I was using Slideshow Pro to run those galleries. As the product is no longer supported, and was eating up about 8 gigs of web space here, it was time for it to go. I...

read more

Toronto Burlesque Festival coming soon!

It's that most wonderful time of the year. The Toronto Burlesque Festival comes to town from July 28-31 at the Revival Bar and Virgin Mobile Mod Club. This is a great opportunity to see performers bring their best work to the stage, and in the spirit of that, here is...

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Finally, a new home

After vacillating between towns, houses, condos, trailers, etc., I've sealed the deal on my next home. Come September I'll be renting a two bedroom apartment high up in one of two massive towers. The process was pretty much like buying the house on Trinity 20 years...

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