Category Archives: Outdoors

Pokémon Invading Public Places?

The square outside a nearby apartment building has been surprisingly busy.  It’s usually occupied by people eating lunches for about 20 min, people watching their dog wander through the grass, or…. actually nobody else. Except recently there have been a … Continue reading

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Huronia Museum and Ouendat (Wendat) Village

Visited the Huronia Museum and Ouendat Village this weekend with my family, and we loved it. The museum itself was a typical small museum, with exhibits on the history of the area, focussing on some of the marine disasters and … Continue reading

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Eglinton Park

  The first park in my ongoing series of the Toronto Parks Project is Eglinton Park, more officially known as Tommy Flynn Park.  This park is tucked away behind the North Toronto Community Centre, and may be better known for … Continue reading

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Toronto Parks Project

This summer, I have conceived a project whereby the sproglets and I visit new parks around the city of Toronto and then review them. I thought about starting a new blog for these reviews, but realized that they would fit fairly … Continue reading

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Colour Run 2015

Yesterday, I took part in the Toronto Colour Run, Color Me Rad 2015.  I’ve never done a race before, but I know that calling this event a race is really only possible in the most general of terms.  There is … Continue reading

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Latrines and Public Toilets

Is there such a thing as a ‘private’ public space?  I’m not talking about privately owned space that is opened up to the public (will get to that someday), but rather spaces that are public, but provide privacy.  Is that … Continue reading

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Snow Clearing and Salinization

I have spent this past winter really angry with the management of my apartment building. Every other building on the street manages to get their driveway and sidewalk cleared of snow within a couple of hours, but pedestrians continue to … Continue reading

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