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How To Keep Your Flash Warm

The old saying  “Be careful of what you wish for, it might come true” has become the reality of my life this month. I’ve been moaning and groaning to anyone who would listen about how the mild weather in Eastern Ontario was delaying the start of my latest project The Outdoor Rink. I’ve gone toContinue reading “How To Keep Your Flash Warm”

Man in orange jacket with red shovel at Centrepointe Park rink in Ottawa, Canada.

Getting to Base Ice

Al Arsenault shovelling show at Centrepointe Park rink. I’ve discovered that looking after outdoor skating rinks is not just a pastime – it’s an art form. And I’ve just met a master.  Al Arsenault has been flooding and looking after his neighbourhood outdoor rink at Lakeview Park in Ottawa’s west end for 31 years. ButContinue reading “Getting to Base Ice”

Queen Street

Queen Street 2020 has taken a toll on a long list of artistic plans and projects. I can relate. I am part of a project that’s been on hold since last March. It’s all about Queen Street and its multiple personalities. From the streets to the buildings to the people who live and work inContinue reading “Queen Street”

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