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 noticed that while families have shrunk from eight children a couple of generations ago to two on average today, family houses have grown to more than double the size rather than smaller. Continue reading Houses in South-west Calgary
My daughter once lived in South-West Calgary so it was easy to explore the area on visits. She lived in a tasteful old building with an elevator that I didn’t think existed any more; one you had to yank back the door on before stepping into an antique interior. The elevator then clanked to the required floor after you pressed a Bakelite button. This elevator brought back memories of one of my first jobs in an old Brisbane building with a similar contraption. Continue reading South-West Calgary meandering
Any city with a river weaving its way through its heart, is a plus for me. But after a while in Calgary, I needed more greenery.