St. Patricks Day Parade, 19 March 2017
Watching floats, bands, banners, flags, leprechauns, bagpipes, drums, dancers, hurlers, soccer players, dragons, shamrocks, leprechauns, crazy hats, green hats, green everything, but most of all, people.
Walking around the block, sort of, near Ossington and Queen.
North from Queen Street, west side of the alley
East side of the alley
Turning, now behind Queen Street West
Where the alley meets Brookfield Street
On Brookfield Street at Queen Street West
below: The red line marks the alleys in which the above photos were taken.
David Crombie Park runs along the south side of the Esplanade between Lower Jarvis and Berkeley Street.
At the east end is a basketball court and playground. One of the back walls of the basketball court has been repainted with a mural by Shalak, Smoky and J. Periquet.
one end of the wall
the other side of the wall
I ventured out to Etobicoke because I heard that Centennial Park had a conservatory and I was curious about what was there. Taking photos of flowers and plants is not my forte but it was an interesting place to experiment with colour, texture and composition. I do not know the names of most of the plants that I saw there, and very few were labelled. There were geraniums, anthuriums (red & white), bougainvillea, bamboo, lots of different cacti and succulents, to name a few. The photos below represent only a sample of what was growing there today.