Archive for April, 2011

Today’s post is a very special one for me.  As most of our regular readers know, we were at the 41st Annual Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show at the Quw’utsun’ Cultural & Conference Centre from April 6th to April 10th, 2011.  It was one of the most important and profound events of my life, next […]

Number Fourteen

Posted: 14th April 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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Our look at the local area in Victoria undergoing active development continues today with a peek at another house.  Today we look at Number Fourteen. Victoria is undergoing active and massive development, as mentioned in previous posts.  We are working very hard to document the remaining buildings and homes of interest with character, and we […]

Number Twenty

Posted: 13th April 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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We all know of places that at first glance may not be noteworthy, but closer scrutiny can reveal all sorts of interesting elements.  Living on the West Coast in a rain-forest tends to weather buildings and homes quicker than in most places due to the constant and unrelenting rain and humidity.  Today we look at […]

I don’t really mind change, per se, but I do find it sometimes difficult to let go of the past.  Especially when it’s part of the character that makes up the area we live in.  Property values increase, a certain new segment of society moves in, crime is reduced… all good things, to be sure.  […]

Toads Back On Shore

Posted: 11th April 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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What a whirlwind week here at The Hollow!  Your friends, the Toads, are indeed exhilarated and excited to be back after a wonderful week of participating and taking in all the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show had to offer…  we had a great time!  Our inboxes are full and we are struggling to get caught […]

Back In The Swamp!

Posted: 11th April 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in The Toad's Musings
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We’re back from a whirlwind week at the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts show!  The short news is it was a total success!  The week flew by and in some ways I am sorry it’s now over.  We met the most incredible folks, both peers and future customers.  We sold a few prints, and the real […]

The Toad Is Away

Posted: 4th April 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in The Toad's Musings
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Well, it’s been one hairy weekend, even for a Toad!  We were up and about pretty much all weekend finalizing all our arrangements for the upcoming 41st Annual Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show!! Please click here for information on the show. We’ve been in touch with the council lately and it appears that even in […]

You might be asking yourself “why these two items”?  You might be asking yourself “what could possibly go wrong”?  Our answer is you can’t have one without the other, really. As many of you know, I enjoy a little whiskey now and then.  What you probably don’t know is I love, love, love tractors.  Always […]