Category Archives: Streetscapes

Urban images.

Storm Brewing

Driving home from a trip to the local farmer’s market on Saturday morning, we drove under this sullen, ominous sky, the aftermath of the passing of Hurricane Sandy, knowing rain and wind could not be far off. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 … Continue reading

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Fall Colours – Bear River

Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia is also known as the village built on stilts. This picturesque tidal village, nestled deep in the valley formed by the Bear River was once a thriving community, active in ship-building and timber shipping. … Continue reading

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Frost Park – August 2012

Frost Park is located adjacent to the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Town Hall, and contains the earliest burial ground in the town. Today it provides a shady, cool, respite for anyone wishing to relax and ponder life’s intricacies. This large, cast … Continue reading

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Nathan B Lewis Fountain – Detail

In the 1890‘s Yarmouth had two large, cast iron fountains donated. These ornate fountains were originally designed to provide water for both large and small animals, as well as passers-by. The most famous is the “Golden Horse” fountain in the … Continue reading

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Grass on Concrete

The hardiness of grass never ceases to amaze me. This clump is growing in cracks in the concrete, near the far end of an active, working pier in the busy fishing port of Port Maitland. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm … Continue reading

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End of the Season

The lobster season has just ended at this end of the province and all the fishermen have pulled their gear. This pile of buoys and rope was stacked in a driveway in West Pubnico yesterday, ready to be sorted, refurbished … Continue reading

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