Saturday, March 24, 2018

Dragons Appeared

Irish Wolfhounds were not the only creatures to appear at the St Patrick's Day parade. A large group of dragons also put on a display. I particularly liked this yellow and gold one. You have to feel sorry for the poor person in the back of these who will be bent over for the whole length of the march!  
Taking part in Saturday's Critters. Click HERE to see more creatures from around the world.

Friday, March 23, 2018


I was right near the beginning of the St Patrick's Day parade and this band had not yet begun to play and they were all looking a bit cold except for one of them. The woman just right of centre must have spotted a friend or family member and what a smile and greeting they got!

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Everyone Is Irish On St Patrick's Day

Reflecting the multicultural makeup of Toronto there were several different ethnic groups marching in the St Patrick's Day parade. This Mexican group was one of the more colourful ones!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Pipe Band

There were several pipe bands in the St Patrick's Day Parade and this was one of the most striking ones with everyone in their red plaid kilts. This pic was taken on Bloor St near the beginning of the parade in front of Varsity Stadium which is the playing field of the U of Toronto. You can see the bubble which covers the field at this time of year. It was a windy day so a kilt wouldn't have been the warmest outfit to be wearing!  
Taking part in Signs, Signs. Click HERE to see more signs from around the world.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Little Dancers

I thought I would show you a few days of pics from the St Patrick's Day Parade. This group of kids was from an Irish dance school and they were dancing along the street in their green finery - some of them even had little green wings. I was positioned on Bloor St near the beginning of the parade so they may not be so light on their feet by the end which is a few miles away at City Hall.

Monday, March 19, 2018


I spotted this new mural high up on a wall along Bloor St in Koreatown on a clear but cool day. The artist for this one is Kizmet who has done a lot of murals in the city so I will have to look for more of them.  
Taking part in Monday Murals. Click HERE to see more murals from around the world.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Deco Decay

I was taking a shortcut when I passed this low rise apartment building and noticed the birds above the door so pulled over immediately. It is hard to believe that a building with such wonderful Art Deco details would be allowed to fall into such a state of disrepair. There are occupied apartments so I think there must be another door they use rather than this one. I hope someone restores this place soon! And this is in a desirable part of town.