Reflecting on a sort of 5 year anniversary, a milestone in the storytelling I do today.
Another pandemic year has passed. This marked a year of knowing more about the virus, getting vaccinated, loosening restrictions with precautions in place, and tightening back up due to variants. As for exploring metroscapes, it was yet another year of doing less than I hoped, but still accomplishing a lot. It was my second fullContinue reading “2021 Metroscapes in Review”
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”
Kids can keep you back from larger trips, but don’t write off the joy of local adventures.
I started walking around Toronto over 6 years ago, well before I started this site. As I started covering more of the city, I had a vision for what a top-tier trail system could look like, using and connecting the city’s ravines, utility corridors, shoreline and other open spaces. And I was groundtruthing how manyContinue reading “Parks and Pandemics: The Need for Open Space Laid Bare”
Note: This post was originally published in February 2019. It was updated in May 2021 to reflect some completed work. Toronto hosted the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in 2015. To pull off such a large sporting event, Toronto invested in several facilities where the games would happen, to be reused for community benefitContinue reading “Pan Am Path: An Update on our Legacy”