In 2014, I moved to Toronto, and I needed something to fill up my time on the weekend. I started taking walks. Lots of them, one or two every weekend. I even started tweeting about them and adding pictures. Then on February 15, 2015, this website was launched as a clunky Blogger site. It wasContinue reading “Climbing to the Next Level”
2019 marked a milestone in exploring local metroscapes. 2018 was the first full year under the new brand, and when my walk planning was starting to get really organized. So this past year was about covering as much ground as I could; I was in the groove, but I had the inkling that this mayContinue reading “#metroscapes 2019 in review”
A reflection on my walks in Toronto, both in 2019 and as a whole for the past 6 years.
I’ve commented on a few public draft documents or projects using this blog as a medium: The Meadoway, Toronto’s Parkland Strategy, and the TRCA’s Trail Strategy. This will likely be a re-occurring thing, so I have rebranded and categorized these posts as a “Public Review Series,” and will do the same for future posts.
2018 marks the first full year of #metroscapes, a brand I launched in November 2017 to organize the hundreds of kilometres of hiking I had done in Toronto, and to represent their theme: the exploration of where natural and built environments collide. And with this new brand, I started upping my game. I started planningContinue reading “#metroscapes 2018 in Review”
Greetings! Metroscapes has historically been a bit of a personal soapbox of mine, a place to vent about transit and other city issues. The posts were usually fueled by concern or frustration, so the content was usually negative, sometimes repetitive, and often sporatic. However, following the lead of some other Toronto tweeps, I have beenContinue reading “Exploring Metroscapes: Announcing a Change in Direction”