I just love to draw everyday objects, botanicals,  street scenes and buildings that have meaning for me or catch my eye. 

Cheese Magic in Kensington Market

Kensington Market-Cheese Magic

This is the Cheese Magic shop in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighbourhood.  A predominately Jewish owned shop location in the 1950’s and 60’s, it has welcomed numerous waves of immigrant shop
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The L

The “L”

Something reminded me of a sign above a hotel in Dryden, ON where only one letter remained illuminated. Locals referred to it as “The ‘L'”.
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Church Street Pawn Shops

This month was voting day in Ontario and our polling station was at the Metropolitan United Church on Church Street in Toronto.  There’s a couple of blocks of Church between
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Sketching Bombay Palace

When I got my first job in Toronto about 20 years ago, the staff at the theatre took me out to lunch at the Bombay Palace where they had a
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Houseboat "Maybe"

Houseboat on Ward’s Island

What a great name for a house boat–Maybe.  We’re not quite ready to brave the crowds on the Centre Island ferry but snuck in a weekday trip to Wards Island
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Houseboats

House Boats at Bluffer’s Park

Perhaps it was the isolation of Covid but I started to think about how much I would like to live on a houseboat full of light and the sound of
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Bluffers Park Cafe

Bluffers Park Cafe

This was one of our favorite pre-pandemic places to go to lunch. It was particularly nice on a week day a little bit on the cusp of the season when
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Wheat Sheaf Tavern

I did a sketch of the Wheatsheaf Tavern as it looks now. I haven’t been in it since it reopened but 20 years ago when it was still a dive
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Church Street

Since I was sketching the 510 Church building I thought I would do a preliminary sketch of the other side of the street which I just completed.
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510 Church Street

A busy community hub in the Church and Wellesley Village.
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Friends Meeting House in Toronto

Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (Quakers) on Lowther Street neat the St. George Subway stop in Toronto.
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Berczy Park

Pronounce “Bear Ski” Park, this small park between Wellington and Front Streets in Old Toronto has a newish whimsical fountain with porcelain dogs, so a favorite dog owner destination for
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