Heading to the library, I’ve ignored this park situated in the heart of Calgary’s SW. But recently I decided to investigate it’s corners. Continue reading Central Memorial Park
I’m a tree person, but staying close to the downtown core of Calgary, I can’t help notice some of the beautiful buildings. It might be a glistening highrise, but often the older preserved buildings catch my camera’s eye. Continue reading Only men allowed?
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve visited Calgary, so have witnessed the Bow River that runs through the heart of the city at different seasons. What I hadn’t experienced was the Bow completely frozen. Continue reading The big freeze
No matter how many layers of clothes I wear, stepping outside when it’s -20 or lower, doesn’t cut it for me; and I’m sure I’m not the only one to feel this way. Continue reading What do you do when it’s -30?
Now surpassing 17th Avenue for shops to browse, Inglewood’s main drag has a variety of fashion shops with clothing not found in the big name stores. There are kitchen, rugs, and other artsy stores to meander through. Continue reading Calgary’s Inglewood
Hiking the back streets of south-west Calgary means it’s not only quieter, but I gain a slow motion tour past tasteful houses. I like that most of them are not huge monsters like many on the west coast. Continue reading Calgary’s backstreets
I particularly love taking photos of buildings in Calgary because there’s so many shiny, glassy ones in the downtown core. But what I’m looking for is not the actual building itself, but the reflection of a building opposite. Continue reading Reflections
I like to hike the back streets of Calgary. It’s quieter — away from traffic. It’s where I garner a little shade if the streets are lined with trees instead of shops. Continue reading Wildlife in Calgary
More than the books on a shelf of any library, it’s the atmosphere I’m drawn to when I walk through the door. My local library has a railway station feel so I drive a little further to use one that feels like home. Continue reading Central Memorial Park Library
On a sunny summer afternoon, we hiked over the Bow River to St Patrick’s Island. The water rushed like a torrent higher up the banks of the island than usual. Wild flowers fluttered in the breeze as we made our way along the trail. Continue reading Over the Bow to St Patrick’s Island